Plane crash IL-12 near Zugdidi. 1953
Plane crash IL-12 near Zugdidi. 1953

Plane crash IL-12 Georgian TU GVF near Zugdidi

  • Date of the crash: 14.06.1953, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Georgian SSR, 15 km northeast of Zugdidi
  • Aircraft type: IL-12
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL1375
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Georgian territorial administration GVF, 112 of
  • Flight: 229 

Chronology of events: Plane at 16: 02 URDS entered the Tbilisi area on tier In 2400 16 m:. 17 at this altitude, the plane passed Sukhumi airport as crew manager ADS Sukhumi reported. The crew at 16: 23 handed to Sukhumi airport control tower to withdraw from the ADF area. The crew at 16: 31 reported flight Sukhumi URDS at 16: 17 Tbilisi flight between cloud layers. Communication with the board from now ceased. Data on victims: Total on board were people 18: 6 12 crew members and passengers. Total killed 18 people: crew 6, 12 passengers. Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: ATC error, weather conditions
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-12
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L1375
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 28.09.1947
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 30103
  • Hours aircraft: 3204
  • Engines: 82910424 829102764
Flight data:
  • Flight: 229
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Georgian territorial administration GVF, 112 of
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Krasnodar (Pashkovsky)
  • Flying in: Tbilisi
  • Original item: Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • A final point: Tbilisi
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Nikolai Bozhenko
  • copilot Irakli I. Hahutashvili
  • Mikhail Lebedev, flight engineer
  • mate Vadim Cherepanov Appolonovich
  • radio operator instructor Georgy Lominadze
  • radio operator Musa Ismailovich Koguashvili