Plane crash Li-2 in the Kirov region. 1973
Plane crash Li-2 in the Kirov region. 1973

Plane crash Li-2 Voronezh aircraft factory in the Kirov region

  • Date of the crash: 07.09.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 11: 05
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Kirov region, Arbazhsky District, near the village. Kyvyrla
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP48982
  • Aviation company name: Voronezh Aircraft Plant

Chronology of events: Crew in 10: 42 reported the span of the Kirov Airport traverse at the level of 1500 m above the clouds and, at the command of the dispatcher, scored an altitude of 1800 m on Gorky on the highway. The crew in 10: 46 reported the passage of the point 1800 m. The approach manager in 10: 55 gave the removal from the airport of Kirov 70 km with the azimuth of 200 degrees and ordered to switch to communication with the Kirov-Control. In 10: 55 the crew established a connection with it and in 10: 56 received the azimuth of 219 degrees and the indication of the flight thereafter at an altitude of 1800 m. The crew confirmed the instruction. Then, starting with 11: 12, he did not respond to requests. The plane in 15: 00 was found burnt at a distance of 120 km from Kirov Airport, the azimuth of 220 degrees near the mouth of the Bokova River in the Pizhma River, south of the axis of the route 4-6 km, in a marshy wooded area. The debris was scattered over an area of ​​100x280 m. Plane crash Li-2 in the Kirov region. 1973 

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 7: 5 2 crew members and passengers. Total killed 7 people: crew 5, 2 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the weather
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Lee-2
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-48982
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 08.01.1953
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 23443707
  • Hours aircraft: 10761
  • Engines: 8114089 8115118
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Ferry
  • Aviation Company: Voronezh Aircraft Plant
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Kotlas (Savvatii)
  • Flying in: Voronezh (boot)
  • Original item: Kotlas (Savvatii)
  • A final point: Voronezh (boot)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Leonid A. Seliverstov
  • copilot Vadim S. Smirnov
  • mechanic Vladimir Antonovich Safyanov
  • radio operator Gregory M. Penkov
  • second borttehnik Sergey Z. Fillipushkin