Plane crash Li-2 in the Tyumen region. 1955
Plane crash Li-2 in the Tyumen region. 1955

Plane crash Li-2 Kazakh TU GVF in the Tyumen region

  • Date of the crash: 09.12.1955, the
  • The time of the crash: 07: 45
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Tyumen Region, 10 km west of the station Omutinskii Omsk Railway
  • Aircraft type: Li-2
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL4339
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh territorial department of the CAF, 152 ao
  • Flight: 101 

Chronology of events:

By accessing the night landing on a large snowfield during a blizzard and heavy snowfall with limited visibility, the plane came to the ground with a small right bank, began to cling to the ground plane of the right, then soared, lost speed and fell on the nose. The crew during landing could not use missiles PAR-8, as the holes were sealed with tape in the repair of aircraft in the Air Force plugs.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 9: 5 4 crew members and passengers. Total killed 7 people: crew 5, 2 passengers.

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-L4339
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 20.10.1947
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 18428101
  • Hours aircraft: 8612
  • Engines: 8115333 8113407
Flight data:
  • Flight: 101
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Kazakh territorial department of the CAF, 152 ao
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Sverdlovsk (Koltsovo)
  • Flying in Petropavlovsk
  • Original item: Moscow (Bykovo)
  • A final point: Ust-Kamenogorsk
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Samson K. Lebedev
  • copilot Khalil Karimovich Khodzhaev
  • mechanic George T. Bondarev
  • radio operator Arkady Meshcheryakov
  • Flight attendant Nina K. Pashchenko

The entire crew was buried in Almaty at the Central Cemetery near the main alley near the memorial of the fallen soldiers of the Great Patriotic War in a separate fence.