Plane crash AN-8 near Chita airport. 1992
Plane crash AN-8 near Chita airport. 1992

Plane crash An Air-8 ECP (Novosibirsk) near Chita airport

  • Date plane crash: 30.10.1992, the

  • Time of the crash: 04:47

  • Country of the crash: Russia

  • Location of the crash: Chita region, near Chita airport

  • aircraft Brand: An-8

  • Registration of aircraft: RA69346

  • Name of air carrier: ECP Air

Chronology of events:

The plane, which belonged to NAPO named after Chkalov, was leased by ICHP Avia to Novosibirsk) e. He performed a commercial flight on the route Novosibirsk-Chita-Mogocha- Okha-Elizovo. On board there were 9 passengers, of them two service, all Russian citizens. The cargo was three cars "Toyota" and fish products, packed in cardboard boxes. The weight of the load is 4260 kg. When landing at night for landing in simple weather conditions, on the pre-landing line, at the distance of 6 km from the end of the strip, the airplane marker disappeared from the end of the control tower and the radio communication with the crew ceased. The aircraft was detected at a distance of 1600 meters from the threshold of the Chita airfield strip. 1 passenger suffered serious injuries and then died. The aircraft is completely destroyed from the cargo cabin to the cockpit. The Commission found that the approach was carried out with a small residual fuel with a landing weight that exceeded the allowable value by approximately 5 tonnes. In view of the fuel production, the second engine stalled before the fourth turn, and the left one - on the pre-landing line. The plane began to decline and at a distance of 1657 m from the strip collapsed to the ground, and then, passing 15 m, to the sand dumps. The plane crash took place in 04: 47 local time (22: 47 in Moscow 29 October).

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 14: 5 9 crew members and passengers. Total killed 14 people: crew 5, 9 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach

  • Identify the causes of the crash: crew error, technical failure, error during maintenance

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: An-8

  • Aircraft ID: RA69346

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 08.08.1960

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 0D3430

  • Hours aircraft: 10683

  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 5124

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Truck

  • Aviation Company: IPE Air

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • I am flying from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Elizovo)

  • Flying in Chita

  • Original item: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Elizovo)

  • A final point: Novosibirsk (Eltsovka)


The findings, which investigated plane crash

Plane crash was the result of violations of the rules of flight preparation by the crew, which caused the flight of the aircraft with the volume of fuel that was not enough for a successful end of the job of the flight;

The incident was caused by:

- Failure Manager ADP Yelizovo airport and duty navigator own responsibilities with respect to control of the flight crew training;

- Non-compliance of the rules of flight crew performance, which resulted in no action land on the nearest airfield on a critical balance of fuel.

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Valery Efimov

  • the co-pilot Anatoly A. Pedan

  • navigator Alexander Korneev Y.

  • flight engineer Nikolai Vladimirovich Orlov

  • radio operator Alexander Rostovtsev

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