Plane crash IL-18V in the Tver region. 2001
Plane crash IL-18V in the Tver region. 2001

Plane crash IL-18V airlines 'IRS-air' in the Tver region.

  • Date of the crash: November 19.11.2001, XNUMX

  • Time of the crash: 18:19

  • Country of the crash: Russia

  • Location of the crash: Tver region, 15 km southeast of Kalyazin

  • aircraft Brand: IL-18V

  • Registration of aircraft: RA75840

  • Name of air carrier: IRS Aero

  • Flight: LDF9601 / 02 

Chronology of events:

During the flight, at an altitude of 7800 m route with the autopilot engaged the aircraft suddenly went into a dive at high speed (up to 850 km / h) and increasing left roll up 60 degrees. On the management bodies appeared excessive force. The crew at the last moment was able to deflect the elevator to pitch. The pitch angle is smaller with -42 -12 degrees to degrees, and roll - up to 43 degrees. Not enough height for complete withdrawal. At high speed, IL-18 collided near the edge of the village with snow-covered field.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 27: 9 18 crew members and passengers. Total killed 27 people: crew 9, 18 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight

  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure

  • The organization, which investigated plane crash: MAK

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Il-18V

  • Aircraft ID: RA75840

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1962

  • The serial number of the aircraft :: 182 0053 01

  • Working hours of the aircraft:

Flight data:

  • Flight: LDF9601 / 02

  • Flight type: Chartered passenger

  • Aviation Company: IRS Aero

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • Flying from: Hatanga

  • Flying in: Moscow (Domodedovo)

  • Original item: Moscow (Domodedovo)

  • A final point: Moscow (Domodedovo)


  • The crew, namely, aircraft commander Sominsky AN, Mikhailov VV copilot, navigator Fedorishin VF, mechanic Kozhevin AP, Yakovleva OO steward and Solovchuk LA performed a passenger charter flight LDF-9601 / 02 route Domodedovo - Khatanga - Krasnoyarsk - Khatanga - Novosibirsk - Khatanga - Domodedovo.

  • In 17.53 UTC the crew reported to the dispatcher RU estimated flight time of compulsory reporting points. According to the automated ATC system "Terkas" Before the flight took place on 18.18 7800 m height. Register tags aircraft since 18.19 18V IL-RA-75840 display controller RU stopped.

  • In accordance with the results transcript INEM-12-96 aircraft Il18V RA75840 flight to 18.17 occurred without deviations. Aircraft up to this point has been balanced (balancing deviation of the elevator was about 1,8 °, elevator trim when it was bent at an angle of about -0,5 °), altitude - 7800 m, flight speed was 410 km / h. The flight took place with the autopilot engaged, which operates in the stabilization height.

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