Plane crash IL-62M near Havana (Cuba). 1977
Plane crash IL-62M near Havana (Cuba). 1977

Plane crash IL-62M MC MVS near Havana (Cuba)

Date of the crash: November 27.05.1977, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 08:45

Country of the crash: Cuba

Location of the crash: Cuba, near Havana

aircraft Brand: IL-62M

Registration of aircraft: CCCP86614

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: MC MBC

Flight: SU331

Chronology of events:

The plane 5,5 seconds later from a collision with a power line at a distance of 1270 m from the end of the runway and collided 121 m from its axis with the ground in a vacant lot, completely collapsed and burned up (except for the tail from the 78th frame). The initial impact on the ground took place with the bow and the right wing. The spread of debris is 70x130m. Two passengers survived, who were in the third cabin and were moderately injured - a man from the USSR and a woman from Germany. Control weather measurement: visibility 10 km, quiet, cumulative clouds with a height of 600 m 1/8 points, pressure 758,5 ​​mm Hg. at sea level, air temperature + 25 ° С ,.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 69: 10 59 crew members and passengers. Total killed 67 people: crew 10, 57 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: approach

Identified causes of the crash: crew error

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Il-62M

Aircraft ID: CCCP86614

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 23.04.1975

The serial number of the aircraft: 51903

Hours aircraft: 5549

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1144

Engines: 0304011501103 0304024601422 0304024601407 03040

Flight data:

Flight: SU331

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: MC MBC

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from Lisbon

I flew to Havana

Original item: Moscow (Sheremetyevo)

A final point: Havana

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Viktor Orlov

the co-pilot Vasily Eliseevich Shevelev

navigator Anatoly Vorobyov

Flight Engineer Yuri D. Suslov

radio operator Evhen Pankov

flight attendants: 

Galina Grigorieva - Brigadier

Lyudmila Polishchuk

Evgenia Petrovna Kvasnikova

Tamara Galkina

Vladimir Rukotov