Plane crash near Lee-2 Leninabad. 1948
Plane crash near Lee-2 Leninabad. 1948

Plane crash Li-2 Tajik GVF control near Leninabad

  • Date of the crash: 18.11.1948, the
  • The time of the crash: 07: 08
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Tajik SSR, 31 km west of the airport Leninabad
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4275
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Tajik Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 8 tao

Chronology of events:

Manager ADS Leninabad Chebotarev, conducting communication with the aircraft, which are in Leninabad, not handed to them from Uroteppa storm warning and did not take measures to stop flights on the route. Head Airport Leninabad he was not reported on the storm warning. 07: 05 received the last message from the Shuvalov. He got in touch with the airport Leninabad and requested landing conditions and weather. Leninabad given weather: cloudy average score 6, 2 points lower, height-1000 1500 m, planting rate 270 °, visibility 10 km. No response from the board.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 5: 5 crew members. Total killed 4 people: 4 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L4275
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 27.11.1945
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18422909
  • Hours aircraft: 2948
  • Engines: 62043753 6206268
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Tajik Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 8 tao
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Stalinabad
  • Flying in: Leninabad
  • Original item: Stalinabad
  • A final point: Moscow (Lyubertsy)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Sergey Ivanovich Shuvalov
  • the co-pilot Vasily Vladimirovich Marushkin
  • mechanic Vladimir Golenyak
  • radio operator Nikolay Petrovich Sahno
  • the co-pilot Vasily Sazonov (survived)