Plane crash IL-14 near Sukhumi. 1956
Plane crash IL-14 near Sukhumi. 1956

Plane crash IL-14 Muta CAF near Sukhumi

  • Date of the crash: 22.04.1956, the
  • The time of the crash: 20: 50
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Georgian SSR, Abkhaz ASSR, near Sukhumi
  • Aircraft type: IL-14
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL1718
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow Transport Aviation Administration CAF (CAF Muta), 65 Common
  • Flight: 227 

Chronology of events: The crew 20: 50 MSK made a night take-off in poor weather conditions (actual weather - stratocumulus clouds m 600, 0-3 score greater visibility 10 km). Airplane at an altitude of about 60 m went into decline, keeping the rate of take-off and fell into the Black Sea in 2910 meters from the start with the engine running and sank. The bodies of the dead and most of the wreckage were subsequently lifted from the depths of 15-17 m. Did not find any equipment failures. Data on victims: Total on board were people 6: 5 1 crew members and passengers. Total killed 6 people: crew 5, 1 passengers. Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-14
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L1718
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 14.04.1956
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 146000202
  • Hours aircraft: 19
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 12
  • Engines: B B 2534206 2534196
Flight data:
  • Flight: 227
  • Tour type: Transport
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow Transport Aviation Administration CAF (CAF Muta), 65 Common
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Sukhumi (Babushera)
  • Flying in Kutaisi
  • Original item: Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • A final point: Tbilisi
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Peter A. Drizhenog
  • the co-pilot Konstantin Kiselev G.
  • flight engineer Yuri Aleksandrovich Ivanov
  • radio operator Yevgeny Mikhailovich Alekseev
  • Flight Natalia F. Bernhardt