Plane crash IL-18V near Samarkand. 1970
Plane crash IL-18V near Samarkand. 1970

Plane crash IL-18V Uzbek CAA near Samarkand


  • Date of the crash: 06.02.1970, the
  • The time of the crash: 15: 42
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Uzbek SSR, 32 km northeast of Samarkand Airport
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP75798
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Uzbekistan, Tashkent JSC
  • Flight: In-45 

Chronology of events: The crew in 14: 40: 09 confirmed the information received from the controller and set the necessary pressure and began to decrease to 600 m with a vertical speed of 7 m / s and an instrument speed of 380 km / h. The plane in the clouds, at an actual distance of 32 km to the northeast of the airport, in 14: 42: 00 at an altitude of 1500 m collided at an angle of 15-16 degrees to the flight line with a snow-covered mountain slope and split upon impact on five large parts. Of the 98 passengers (including 8 children) and 8 crew members, 13 passengers (including one child) and a co-pilot survived. One passenger and the co-pilot were seriously injured, the other passengers were injured with light and medium severity.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 106: 8 98 crew members and passengers. Total killed 92 people: crew 7, 85 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • A flight stage: reduction
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error, error ATC
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-75798
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 29.01.1962
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 182004303
  • Hours aircraft: 12885
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 4968
  • Engines: N2745032 N2745034 N2745033 N2745028
Flight data:
  • Flight: In-45
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Uzbekistan, Tashkent JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Tashkent
  • Flying in Samarkand
  • Original item: Tashkent
  • A final point: Samarkand
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Nikolai Nikiforovich Lyakh
  • the co-pilot Leonid Elychev
  • navigator grow Ibrahimovic Sailors
  • mechanic Rome Mirgasimovich Davletov
  • radio operator Victor M. Volkov
  • flight attendants:
  • Lydia NikolaevnaLysenko 
  • Tashrulat ShakirovichRahimov 
  • Valentina K. Kleimenova