Plane crash IL-14 near Yerevan airport. 1968
Plane crash IL-14 near Yerevan airport. 1968

Plane crash IL-14 Georgian CAA near Yerevan airport

  • Date of the crash: 09.03.1968, the
  • The time of the crash: 11: 20
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Armenian SSR, was Getantag
  • Aircraft type: IL-14
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR41840
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Georgian CAA of Tbilisi

Chronology of events:

The crew before the collision saw the looming mountain and took over the helm, but the aircraft caught at an altitude of 2265 m of rock left the plane. Airplane up the hill at an altitude of 130 m from the place of the first collision, crashed into a mountain, and the fuselage was destroyed completely. Arriving a few hours later rescuers found alive radio operator, but a few hours later he died.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 5: 5 crew members. Total killed 5 people: 5 crew members.

Details of the crash:
  • A flight stage: reduction
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-14
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-41840
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 26.06.1957
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 147001504
  • Hours aircraft: 13442
  • Engines: B 2417191 B20261349
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Georgian CAA of Tbilisi
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Tbilisi
  • Flying in: Yerevan
  • Original item: Tbilisi
  • A final point: Yerevan
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Zaur Petrovich Bibilov
  • the co-pilot, Anatoly Petrovich Vasiliev
  • navigator Gukasovich Tigran Yeghiazaryan
  • flight engineer Nikolai Gelashvili
  • radio operator Peter G. Tokarev