Plane crash Li-2 near Karaganda airport. 1959
Plane crash Li-2 near Karaganda airport. 1959

Plane crash Li-2 Kazakh TU GVF near Karaganda Airport

  • Date of the crash: 27.10.1959, the
  • The time of the crash: 18: 36
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Kazakh SSR, near Karaganda Airport
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR84746
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh territorial department of the CAF, 154 of

Chronology of events:

Not seeing the lights start and approach and being in the clouds, the commander due to his lack of preparation for piloting in these adverse weather conditions, prevent the loss of speed and showed confusion in view of the plane began to fall randomly, touched the ground the right plane and fell into the steppe terrain overgrown with tall grass in 600 m undershoot to strip and 71 th e left of the axis. The fuselage broke in the middle. The right half plane collapsed. The left engine of the engine mount broke. Left plane was deformed. 8 passengers were injured.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 29: 3 26 crew members and passengers. Total killed 1 people: 1 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-84746
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Hours aircraft: 12499
  • Engines: 1209936 812272
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh territorial department of the CAF, 154 of
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Ekibastuz
  • Flying in: Karaganda
  • Original item: Omsk (Central)
  • A final point: Karaganda
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Nikolay Avdeev
  • copilot Pavel Kuligin
  • radio operator Gabrahim Shamshutdinovich Galkeev