Plane crash IL-18B in Almaty airport. 1965
Plane crash IL-18B in Almaty airport. 1965

Plane crash IL-18B Kazakh CAA airport in Almaty

  • Date of the crash: 04.01.1965, the
  • The time of the crash: 00: 03
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the plane crash: airport Almaty
  • Aircraft type: Il-18B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR75685
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh CAA Almaty JSC
  • Flight: 101 / X-20 

Chronology of events:

The crew did not timely fulfill the command received from the dispatcher of the DPSP about the missed approach, as Azakov continued to look for the starting lights, and the commander expected him to leave the second round. Only in the immediate vicinity of the earth the commander himself, with great delay, took a decision, which Azakov later confirmed. Going to the second round, the commander made a mistake in the piloting technique, which was expressed in a slow withdrawal from the angle of the aircraft's decline, in the right bank and deviation from the landing line. The airplane crashed into the ground with a drift at an speed of 300 km / h at a slight pitch angle. The inspector had no reason to join the crew, as he was on duty for 15 hours and did not pass a medical examination.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 103: 8 95 crew members and passengers. Total killed 64 people: crew 3, 61 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • Brand aircraft: IL-18B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-75685
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.05.1959
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 189001105
  • Hours aircraft: 6802
  • Engines: N 2335174 2335152 H H H 2335425 2325202
Flight data:
  • Flight: 101 / X-20
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh CAA Almaty JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Semipalatinsk
  • Flying in Alma-Ata
  • Original item: Moscow (Domodedovo)
  • A final point: Alma-Ata
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Konstantin Sergeyevich Artamonov 
  • checks - early. LSHO KazUGA Richat Nurmuhametovich Azakov
  • the co-pilot Nikolai Slamihin
  • navigator Vladimir Prefix
  • mechanic Anatoly Galievich Shakirov
  • radio operator Nikolay Safonov (died)
  • flight attendants:
  • Stanislav V. Port (died)
  • Augustine Y. Kuzmenyh (died)