Plane crash IL-18V near Mineralnye Vody. 1977
Plane crash IL-18V near Mineralnye Vody. 1977

Plane crash IL-18V Uzbek CAA near Mineralnye Vody

Date of the crash: November 15.02.1977, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 23:17

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Stavropol Territory, 2 km south of Mineralnye Vody Airport

aircraft Brand: IL-18V

Registration of aircraft: CCCP75520

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: CAA Uzbekistan, Tashkent JSC

Flight: 5003

Chronology of events:

The plane to the landing site for 1,5 km was on 20 m to the right of the line of the given path. The crew in order to enter the LZP, lowered the course to 10 degrees. Since the bank was not eliminated in time, the aircraft left to 80-100 meters to the left. The commander, because of the resulting non-landing position of the aircraft, decided to go to the second round. 

Eyewitnesses confirmed that the plane after the missed approach, instead of climbing 300 meters in a straight line, at a height of 80-90 m fulfilled right turn, losing altitude, flying in the area 25-minutes parking across the apron, fuel storage, building ATB with 102 degree course. The plane was flying about 10-30 degrees right bank and low pitch angle with disabled headlights. Then the plane suffered in 2 km south of the strip catastrophe. The commander and 76 passengers, including 3 children, were killed. The other members of the crew and the passengers were injured.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 98: 6 92 crew members and passengers. Total killed 77 people: crew 1, 76 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: go-around

Identified causes of the crash: crew error

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Il-18V

Aircraft ID: CCCP75520

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 19.10.1963

The serial number of the aircraft: 183006703

Hours aircraft: 29443

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 10817

Engines: N2636008 N2016118 N2026211 N2036078

Flight data:

Flight: 5003

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division: CAA Uzbekistan, Tashkent JSC

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from Nukus

Flying in: Mineralnye Vody

Original item: Tashkent (Yuzhny)

A final point: Mineral water

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Nikolai A. Kovalenko

the co-pilot Boris V. Polyakov

navigator Anatoly Pavlovich Vishnevetskii

flight engineer Nikolai Sorokin

flight attendants:

Yuri Konovalov Removich

Nora Kabirovna Bogapova