Plane crash of Tu-104A in Kanash area. 1958
Plane crash of Tu-104A in Kanash area. 1958

Plane crash of the Tu-104A Muta CAF near Kanash

  • Date of the crash: 17.10.1958, the
  • The time of the crash: 21: 30
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Chuvash Autonomous Republic, 27 km west Kanash about platform Apnerka
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-104A
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP42362
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow department of transport aircraft CAF (CAF Muta), 200 Aorses

Chronology of events: Communication with the aircraft was lost after the words of farewell and crew to further calls are not answered. Commander IL-14 №L1504 Bonaparte 21: 30 narrated that on the ground to the west of Kanash sees the burning plane. Inspection, it was found that he had crashed into the ground at an angle of incidence of about 80 degree first leading edge of the left wing and fuselage nose. The plane for insertion into the ground exploded and collapsed completely. As a result, there was a fire explosion. The plane crash took place in a birch forest in dozens of meters away from the railway line near the station Apnerka at the point with coordinates 47 ° 03 'VD, 55 ° 28'SSH. Some of the debris flew through the railway. Data on victims: Total on board were people 80: 9 71 crew members and passengers. Total killed 80 people: crew 9, 71 passengers. Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-104A
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-42362
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 31.07.1958
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 86601002
  • Hours aircraft: 465
  • Engines: A A 832101 832084
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Moscow department of transport aircraft CAF (CAF Muta), 200 Aorses
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Omsk (Central)
  • Flying in Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • Original Location: Beijing
  • A final point: Moscow (Vnukovo)
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • Harold D. Kuznetsov - KBC instructor
  • Anton Artyomov Filimonovich - KBC trainee
  • Igor Rogozin - the co-pilot
  • Eugene A. Mumrienko - navigator
  • Ivan Veselov - mechanic
  • Alexander Fedorov - radio operator
  • Maya Filip Smolensk - steward Interpreter
  • Tatiana B. Goryushina - steward
  • Albina Efimovna Maklakova - steward