Plane crash near Il-18V Magnitogorsk. 1972
Plane crash near Il-18V Magnitogorsk. 1972

Plane crash IL-18V Kazakh CAA near Magnitogorsk

  • Date of the crash: 31.08.1972, the
  • The time of the crash: 10: 19
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Abzelilovsky District, 23 km north of Magnitogorsk Airport
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP74298
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh CAA Almaty JSC
  • Flight: 558 

Chronology of events: At the landing course the plane did not come out, but continued to move with the intersection of the position. The dispatcher said: "You are moving away from the airfield." In 10: 15: 32, the crew responded: "A very large smoke in the cockpit," and handed over: to 10: 16: 19 "Farewell". The crew in 10: 16: 37 on the dispatcher's command "Take a course course" gave an illegible answer and did not go any further. The aircraft at a distance of 23 km north of the Magnitogorsk airport crashed into the plowed field between the settlement of Smelovsky (Chelyabinsk Region, Verkhneuralsky District) and the village of Pokrovka (Bashkir Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, Abzelilovsky District), collapsed completely. The scatter of debris was 400x100 m. Weather: average cloudiness 2 point (above 2000 m), horizontal visibility 5500 m, fog. Plane crash near Il-18V Magnitogorsk. 1972

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 102: 9 93 crew members and passengers. Total killed 102 people: crew 9, 93 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: the reasons for non-standard
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-74298
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 29.03.1962
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 182004505
  • Hours aircraft: 10798
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 4249
  • Engines: N2636010 N2846196 N2716062 N2846057
Flight data:
  • Flight: 558
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh CAA Almaty JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Karaganda
  • Flying in: Moscow (Domodedovo)
  • Original item: Karaganda
  • A final point: Moscow (Domodedovo)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC-Vladimir Ishutin 1933g.r.
  • copilot -Vyacheslav V. Tichotsky-1937g.r.,
  • navigator-Alexander Andreyevich Dubolazov 1932g.r.,
  • mechanic - Eugene M. Prokopov 1927g.r.,
  • radio operator -Nikolay S. Laptyaev 1937g.r.,
  • flight attendants: 
  • Anatoly Korshunov 1949g.r.,
  • Lyudmila Kryuchkov 1949g.r.,
  • Yulia Ivanovna Savchenkova 1938g.r.
  • accompanies the Ministry of Interior, with a t-militia Anatoly Kuzovlёv 1945g.r.,