Plane crash IL-14G near Chita. 1961
Plane crash IL-14G near Chita. 1961

Plane crash IL-14G East Siberian administration GVF near Chita

  • Date of the crash: 04.06.1961, the
  • The time of the crash: 18: 07
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Chita region, near Chita airport
  • Aircraft type: Il-14G
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR61732
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: East Siberian territorial administration GVF, 134 ATO

Chronology of events:

Commander after falling to 1200 m reported flying in snow. The crew later began producing instrumental approach with consistent performance report procedure turn. After the report was held on the fourth turn at an altitude of 700 m lost communication with the crew. The aircraft was found 5.06.v 11 km from the airport near the final turn in 1900 meters to the left of the continuation of the strip on the western slope of the mountain in a dense forest in 170 meters from the summit at an altitude of 430 m in relation to the level of the airport.

Data on victims:

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

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • Brand aircraft: IL-14G
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-61732
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1957
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 147001431
  • Hours aircraft: 4698
  • Engines: B B 27251680 28153349
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: East Siberian territorial administration GVF, 134 ATO
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Irkutsk
  • Flying in Chita
  • Original item: Irkutsk
  • A final point: Khabarovsk
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Nikolai Molev 
  • copilot Youri Litvinov
  • navigator Alexander Shabarov
  • flight engineer Gennady Ivanovich Kudryavtsev
  • radio operator Georgy Bondar-Aranin