Plane crash IL-18V to Ashgabat airport. 1963
Plane crash IL-18V to Ashgabat airport. 1963

Plane crash IL-18V Turkmen control CAF airport in Ashgabat

  • Date of the crash: 05.03.1963, the
  • The time of the crash: 19: 34
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ashgabat Airport
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR75765
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Turkmen territorial administration GVF
  • Flight: 191 

Chronology of events:

With roll 30 degrees, knocking the fence and concrete pillars LMM approach lights, broken down, the plane fell from the RU in 1012 m from the runway threshold with MK = 295 degrees. Plane at the time of the accident ran checks CAB CAF, which occupied the right seat of the second pilot. 130 m advancing fuselage stopped without both planes on the left side. Its middle part is completely burned. The front part (pilot cabin) completely destroyed. A negative role was dip-light, which created the screen.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 54: 11 43 crew members and passengers. Total killed 54 people: crew 11, 43 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identify the causes of the crash: ATC error, weather conditions
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-75765
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 28.06.1961
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 181003404
  • Hours aircraft: 2098
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1213
  • Engines: H H 2144180 2214024 S2234276 N2214052
Flight data:
  • Flight: 191
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Turkmen territorial administration GVF
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Krasnovodsk
  • Flying in: Ashgabat
  • Original item: Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • A final point: Ashgabat
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Michael Isayevich Romanenko
  • checks - Art. flight instructor ULSiD GU GVF Ivan Aldushin
  • the co-pilot Aleksandr Petrovich Dorogov
  • navigator Vasiliy Tembay
  • mechanic Anatoly Chumikov
  • radio operator Sergei Shalaev
  • Art. lo navigator Peter Petrov
  • mechanic trainee Nikolai Fedorovich Krasnov
  • flight attendants (all three survived):
  • RA Buchneva 
  • GK Kurbanov 
  • GI Chelpanova