Plane crash ATR-72 near the airport Tyumen (Roschino). 2012
Plane crash ATR-72 near the airport Tyumen (Roschino). 2012

Plane crash ATR-72 UTair near the airport Tyumen (Roschino)

  • Date of the crash: 02.04.2012

  • The time of the crash: 07: 35

  • Country air crash: Russia

  • Place the crash: Tyumen region, near the airport Tyumen (Roschino)

  • Aircraft type: ATR-72-202

  • Join the aircraft: VPBYZ

  • Aviation company name: UTair

  • Flight: UT120

Chronology of events:

The aircraft, which fly №120, shortly after takeoff from the 21 band began to decline, and crashed on a snowy field at a distance of 1500 m from the runway threshold 03, 400 in meters to the left of the axis. The collision with the ground fuselage collapsed into three main parts: the frames to the front 21-25, 29 central to the frame (partially burnt in ground fire) and to the frame 48 tail.

4 27 crew members and passengers were killed adults, 12 passengers were seriously injured. Two of the victims died 11 and 19 April at the hospital.

Plane crash ATR-72 near the airport Tyumen (Roschino). 2012

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 43: 4 39 crew members and passengers. Total killed 33 people: crew 4, 29 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: climb

  • The organization, which investigated plane crash: MAK

  • Data on the plane:

  • Aircraft type: ATR-72-202

  • Aircraft ID: VPBYZ

  • The country in which the registered aircraft: Bermuda

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 14.12.1992

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 332

  • Hours aircraft: 35523

  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 49663

  • Engines: 124629 124579

Flight data:

  • Flight: UT-120

  • Tour type: Regular passenger

  • Aviation Company: UTair

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • Flying from: Tyumen (Roschino)

  • Flying in: Surgut

  • Original item: Tyumen (Roschino)

  • A final point: Surgut


The investigation established that before the departure the aircraft was parked at Roshchino airport about 8 hours in conditions of precipitation in the form of wet snow and rain, air fluctuations from 0 to -1 degrees Celsius and wind more than 10 m / s. Therefore, all the conditions existed for the formation of ground icing. Stronger ground icing should be subjected to the right side of the aircraft, located on the windward side during the most intense precipitation. On-duty change of the meteorological center of Roshchino airport timely warnings about ground icing conditions were compiled, they were brought to all interested services, including the dispatcher of UTair-Technik LLC and representatives of UTair. However, the flight was not canceled.

Additional information:

Plane crash ATR-72 near the airport Tyumen (Roschino). 2012

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Sergey Antsin

  • copilot Nikita V. Chekhlov

  • flight attendants:

  • Maria V. Berdnikov

  • Lubov Boldyrev