Plane crash A-200 south of Volgograd. 1968
Plane crash A-200 south of Volgograd. 1968

Plane crash A-200 'Morava' North Caucasus CAA south of Volgograd

  • Date of the crash: 29.07.1968, the
  • The time of the crash: 13: 46
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Volgograd region, Svetloyarsky District, near the settlement Large Chapurniki
  • Type of aircraft: Let L-200D Morava
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR02110
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Volgograd
  • Flight: 765 

Chronology of events:

It was found that the pilot, picking up the site from the air, was making a low-speed approach, switched off the ignition of the left engine, with the chassis retracted. The pilot, having decreased to the leveling height, revealed a significant elevation of the terrain at the rate of landing of the selected site. In order to avoid a collision with the bias of the terrain located in front, the pilot taking over the helm allowed a further loss of speed. The plane from the height of 5-6 m passed to the nose and collapsed when it struck the ground. The plane after a blow to the nose was thrown back to the right by 1,5 m and turned to the right to 20-25 °. There was no fire.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 5: 1 4 crew members and passengers. Total killed 5 people: crew 1, 4 passengers.

Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Let L-200D Morava
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-02110
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 13.01.1964
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 171325
  • Hours aircraft: 2959
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2414
  • Engines: 60609 60384
Flight data:
  • Flight: 765
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Volgograd
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Volgograd (Gumrak)
  • Flying in Elista
  • Original item: Volgograd (Gumrak)
  • A final point: Elista
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • pilot Vladimir Spiridonov