Plane crash of Tu-104A near Khabarovsk. 1962
Plane crash of Tu-104A near Khabarovsk. 1962

Plane crash of the Tu-104A Far Eastern Management GVF near Khabarovsk

  • Date of the crash: 03.09.1962, the
  • The time of the crash: 04: 42
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Khabarovsk Territory, 15 km southwest of the village. Kurun, Nanai district
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-104A
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP42366
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Far Eastern Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 202 Aorses
  • Flight: 03 

Chronology of events:

After 1 minute 37 seconds The commander summoned the GDRP and reported twice: "Threw it!". Then there was an alarming message: "He threw heavily on the wing!", "Shakes!". At this point the aircraft was at an altitude of 4500 m. Alarm transmissions from the board lasted 36 seconds. Then the mark of the aircraft from the radar indicator disappeared. An-10 No. 11195 followed from behind with an interval of 4 minutes. His crew through the clouds saw a strong red glow, which faded gradually. The plane was found destroyed completely in a marshy area at a distance of 95,5 km to the north-east from Khabarovsk airport (at 15 km to the south-west from the village of Kurun).

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 86: 7 79 crew members and passengers. Total killed 86 people: crew 7, 79 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-104A
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-42366
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 27.09.1958
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 86601103
  • Hours aircraft: 4426
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1760
  • Engines: 5210157 5210070
Flight data:
  • Flight: 03
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Far Eastern Territorial Department of Civil Air Fleet, 202 Aorses
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Khabarovsk (New)
  • Flying in: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo)
  • Original item: Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • A final point: Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky (Yelizovo)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Peter V. Marsakov
  • copilot Victor M. Gritsenko
  • navigator Vasily Petrovich Zalavsky
  • flight engineer Yuri Ivanovich Gusynin
  • radio operator Oleg Morozov S.
  • flight attendants:
  • Mila Filip Savenko 
  • Evdokia Fedorovna Kozhaeva