Plane crash Li-2 near Rushan. 1953
Plane crash Li-2 near Rushan. 1953

Plane crash Li-2 Tajik TU GVF near Rushan

  • Date of the crash: 06.07.1953, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Tajik SSR, 15 km northwest of Rushan
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4027
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Tajik Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 178 Common
  • Flight: 878 

Chronology of events:

Plane 8.07.nayden on the southern slope of the pass in Yauzsky 65 km north of Khorog (in 15 km northwest of Rushan) and 12 km from the track (coordinates - 71 ° 28 'VD, 38 ° 03' school). The aircraft collided with the motor running with steep ridges of the cliffs on the southern side of the pass at an altitude of 75-100 m lower than the ridge height is reached 4885 m. The plane of the frontal impact collapsed completely.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 7: 4 3 crew members and passengers. Total killed 7 people: crew 4, 3 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L4027
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1948
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18429905
  • Hours aircraft: 1477
  • Engines: 811-4246 811-4247 
Flight data:
  • Flight: 878
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Tajik Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 178 Common
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Khorog
  • Flying in: Stalinabad
  • Original item: Khorog
  • A final point: Stalinabad
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Michael T. Kornilov
  • the co-pilot Leonid G. Odinokov
  • mechanic Vladimir Nikitivich Anaschenko
  • radio operator Vyacheslav Fokin