Li-2 Plane crash near Kharkov airport (Basis). 1953
Li-2 Plane crash near Kharkov airport (Basis). 1953

Plane crash Li-2 North Caucasus TU GVF near Kharkov airport (Basis)

  • Date of the crash: 31.10.1953, the
  • The time of the crash: 00: 30
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Kharkov obalst, pos. Zhihor near Kharkov airport
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4732
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: North Caucasus territorial administration GVF, 77 atoms
  • Flight: 270 

Chronology of events:

Plane in 00: 27 300 was at an altitude of meters above the airport. The crew turned on the headlights, the landing gear and began to approach with permission by flight attendant with MK = 85 ° to the left circle through the VBD system SIR. 2 km undershoot to BPRS, in direct proximity of the obstacles (railroad and lighting machtf height 30-40 m) aircraft turned right on 45 degrees and fell with the loss of speed on the ground on the right wing and nose.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 16: 5 11 crew members and passengers. Total killed 15 people: crew 5, 10 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L4732
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 26.07.1949
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18432509
  • Hours aircraft: 5181
  • Engines: 8114289 811483
Flight data:
  • Flight: 270
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: North-Caucasian territorial administration GVF, 77 atoms
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Rostov-on-Don
  • Flying in: Kharkov
  • Original item: Rostov-on-Don
  • A final point: Moscow (Vnukovo)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Ivan Stepanovich Grabow
  • the co-pilot Vasily Markovich Fomenko
  • mechanic instructor Valentin Trofimovich Shvets
  • mechanic Ivan Lissitzky
  • radio operator Heorhi Dyachkin

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