Plane crash IL-18V at Vnukovo airport. 1969
Plane crash IL-18V at Vnukovo airport. 1969

Plane crash IL-18V TU HA in Moscow Vnukovo Airport

  • Date of the crash: 26.08.1969, the
  • The time of the crash: 20: 31
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the plane crash: airport Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR75708
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow TU GA, OAO Vnukovo
  • Flight: 1770 

Chronology of events:
The airport ground services did not take any part in rescuing passengers. Fire trucks on the scene arrived after 15-20 minutes. The rate of fire development made it possible to make a complete evacuation with proper organization. This confirms that none of the passengers who were rescued did not receive damage by fire clothing or burns. Saved passengers were not counted. The possibility of having the remaining people on the plane was not determined. The crew did not have training and preparation for actions related to emergency evacuation, due to this, it was unable to timely and correctly implement the leadership. 15 of 16 dead passengers found at the end of the second salon, 16-th - at the beginning of the first salon. They all died, poisoned with products of burning. The fire in the plane was liquidated. Most of the passenger trains were burnt out.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 101: 7 94 crew members and passengers. Total killed 16 people: 16 passengers.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: landing or mileage
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-75708
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 26.12.1959
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 189001705
  • Hours aircraft: 12023
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 4367
  • Engines: S2345258 N2735093 N2335241 N2435025
Flight data:
  • Flight: 1770
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow TU GA, OAO Vnukovo
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Sochi (Adler)
  • Flying in Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • Original item: Sochi (Adler)
  • A final point: Norilsk (Alykel)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Anatoly Khomchenko
  • the co-pilot Viktor Brahne
  • navigator Valery G. Voronkov
  • mechanic Ivan Mukhin
  • radio operator Olga I. Petrova
  • flight attendants:
  • Inna V. Gorelov 
  • Natalia G. Terekhov