Plane crash near Lee-2 Oimyakon. 1961
Plane crash near Lee-2 Oimyakon. 1961

Plane crash Li-2 Yakut Dep. formations GVF (139 ATO) near Oimyakon

  • Date of the crash: 22.09.1961, the
  • The time of the crash: 11: 12
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Yakut ASSR, 95 km west Oimyakon
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR16154
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Yakut OAS CAF, 139 ao

Chronology of events:

The crew during the flight requested permission for passage to Oimyakon without planned landing in Khandyga. The crew received it in 10: 20 reported that the flight was slvershen Khandyga at an altitude of 3000 m and that the remaining fuel 600 kg. The crew 10: 50 was instructed to set-tier 3600 m and reported in 11: 00 his lesson. On board in 11: 12 was received fragmentary message "I am sixteen hundred ...". Contact him at this stop. 2 days later destroyed the aircraft was found in 95 km from the airport of destination.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 6: 4 2 crew members and passengers. Total killed 6 people: crew 4, 2 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: equipment failure, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-16154
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1947
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 3605
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Truck
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Yakut OAS CAF, 139 ao
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Yakutsk
  • Flying in: Ojmjakon
  • Original item: Yakutsk
  • A final point: Zyryanka
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir L. Ftemov
  • the co-pilot Viktor Nesmachko
  • flight engineer Nikolai Zhuravlev
  • radio operator Vladimir Pavlovich Portyshev