Plane crash IL-14 in Kamchatka. 1966
Plane crash IL-14 in Kamchatka. 1966

Plane crash IL-14 Magadan OAS GA in Kamchatka

  • Date of the crash: 01.01.1966, the
  • The time of the crash: 05: 30
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Kamchatka region, Yurchik, 60 km northwest of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
  • Aircraft type: IL-14P
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR61618
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Magadan CAA, 1-st of Magadan

Chronology of events: The aircraft hit turbulence and complex meteousdoviya (snow). Under these conditions, there was no opportunity to change the decision and execute a U-turn while flying on one engine. The plane was still losing altitude in terms of increasing turbulence and crashed into a mountain in Yurchik 10 m from the top about 05: 30 60 in kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The crash site found 4 January as the search operation started with a considerable delay due to weather conditions. Data on victims: Total on board were people 23: 5 18 crew members and passengers. Total killed 23 people: crew 5, 18 passengers. Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: equipment failure, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-14P
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-61618
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1957
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 602108
  • Hours aircraft: 12368
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 11356
  • Engines: 8145685 B28153196
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Magadan CAA, 1-st of Magadan
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Magadan
  • Flying in: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo)
  • Original item: Magadan
  • A final point: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • Petro Yurchak - FAC
  • Evgeny Maximov - the co-pilot
  • Valentin Shuleva - navigator
  • Vladimir Grgorevich Demenok - mechanic
  • Oleg Alexandrov - radio operator