Plane crash in Il-18V Pulkovo airport area. 1974
Plane crash in Il-18V Pulkovo airport area. 1974

Plane crash IL-18V of Leningrad at the airport Pulkovo

  • Date of the crash: 27.04.1974, the
  • The time of the crash: 18: 07
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Leningrad region, near the airport Pulkovo
  • Aircraft type: IL-18V
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP75559
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Leningrad, 1-th of Leningrad

Chronology of events: The aircraft after the fourth turn on the specified final approach with landing gear was down, the OMB at the set speed and altitude was, at the rate accurately. It reached about 2,5 km to the runway, the commander reported: "The end of the incident." The plane began a sharp turn to the right wing in an inverted position and lowering the nose 18: 07: 24 hit the ground with a negative pitch angle angle 60 degrees without heeling 2480 meters from the runway and 242 meters to the right of the axis (in the nearby from the railway line). The wreckage was scattered over 30 m. The chassis was released, flaps set at 30 degrees.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 109: 7 102 crew members and passengers. Total killed 109 people: crew 7, 102 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-75559
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 15.10.1964
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 184007703
  • Hours aircraft: 18358
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 7501
  • Engines: S2335306 S2415213 N2335255 N2715078
Flight data:
  • Flight type: Chartered passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Leningrad, 1-th of Leningrad
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Leningrad (Pulkovo)
  • Flying in: Zaporozhye
  • Original Location: Leningrad (Pulkovo)
  • A final point: Krasnodar (Pashkovsky)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Nikolay Danilov Valer'yanovich
  • the co-pilot Eugene S. Egorov
  • flight engineer Alexander Makarov
  • navigator Victor I. Lokshin
  • radio operator Yury Pavlov
  • Flight Galina Martyanova
  • Flight Eugene P. Maslowski