Plane crash IL-14FKM on art. Youth, Antarctica. 1979
Plane crash IL-14FKM on art. Youth, Antarctica. 1979

Plane crash IL-14FKM on art. Youth, Antarctica

  • Date of the crash: November 02.01.1979, XNUMX

  • Time of the crash: 15:21

  • Country of the crash: State unknown

  • Location of the crash: Antarctica, Art. Youth

  • aircraft Brand: IL-14FKM

  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR04193

  • Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Subdivision: UGATS, Antarctic SA

Chronology of events:

The strike took the course 90 degrees in 15: 21 at a distance 2200 m from CTA with azimuth 130 degrees (in 1000 m from the end of the band with azimuth 110 degrees and in 500 m to the left of the axis). The cockpit and the left plane were destroyed. The fuselage along the entire length had a corrugation and a break in the region between the 21 and 16 frames. There was no fire. The commander was killed on the spot. Mechanic and co-pilot died within 24 hours. All crew members and passengers were injured. Five seriously wounded were evacuated by a US military plane C130 to a hospital in New Zealand. Subsequently, the radio operator was transferred to Moscow. He died in the hospital several months later (due to his death more than 30 days after the catastrophe was not indicated among the dead). Exceeding the place of the crash above sea level - 290м. 

The actual weather is a stratocumulus cloudy 10 points, 700 m height, wind 10-11 m / s, 80 degrees, temperature 0 ° С, visibility more than 10 km. 

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 14: 5 9 crew members and passengers. Total killed 3 people: 3 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: climb

  • Identify the causes of the crash: the weather

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Il-14FKM

  • Aircraft ID: SSSR04193

  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 15.11.1957

  • The serial number of the aircraft: 7343506

  • Hours aircraft: 19494

  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 12705

  • Engines: B252073213 B252073212

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Transport

  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Division: UGATS, Antarctic SA

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

  • Flying from: Art. Youth

  • Flying in: Art. Mawson

  • Original item: Art. Youth

  • A final point: Art. Peace

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Vladimir Sergeyevich Zavarzin (died)

  • the co-pilot Yuri Kozlov, T. (died)

  • navigator Alexander Kostikov

  • Shalnev mechanic Viktor Ivanovich (died)

  • radio operator Garif Shamilyevich Uzikaev (deceased)