Plane crash IL-18V near the airport Mineral Vod.1961
Plane crash IL-18V near the airport Mineral Vod.1961

Plane crash Il-Dep 18V Armenian formations GVF near Mineralnye Vody Airport

  • Date of the crash: 31.12.1961, the
  • The time of the crash: 17: 58
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Stavropol region, 3 km southwest of Mineralnye Vody Airport
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR75757
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Unit: Armenian private aviation group GVF
  • Flight: unscheduled 

Chronology of events:

Manager after passing LOM asked the crew whether he sees the start lights. The crew responded that he sees and goes to the second round. Plane after missed avoided to a large extent to the right and left with MK = 188 ° in the area of ​​the hill. Plunge into the ground Sostol at 17: 58 3 km to the south-west of the airport with excess 90 m at the airport level. The plane is destroyed, he moved 280 m on the ground, turned to the left and caught fire. Because of the fire, he burned down almost completely.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 119: 9 110 crew members and passengers. Total killed 32 people: crew 2, 30 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: a missed approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-75757
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1961
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 181003202
  • Hours aircraft: 593
  • Engines: N 2023105R-1 With 2033046R-1-20231450 1R H H 2023012R
Flight data:
  • Flight: unscheduled
  • Flight type: Chartered passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Unit: Armenian private aviation group GVF
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Tbilisi
  • Flying in: Mineralnye Vody
  • Original item: Tbilisi
  • A final point: Mineralnye Vody
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Ahdrin Bardzilivosovich Oganesyan 
  • copilot Asatur Nikolaevich Shaboyan 
  • navigator Vantsshevich Gurgen Shahbazyan 
  • mechanic Grant G. Budur
  • radio operator Roland Agavartovich Mkhitaryan
  • radio operator trainee GK Nikoghosyan (killed)
  • flight attendants:
  • AO Shahatuni (died)
  • Alexander Proskurin M. 
  • Marieta Hasraevna Astatryan