Plane crash of Tu-104B at Domodedovo airport. 1973
Plane crash of Tu-104B at Domodedovo airport. 1973

Plane crash of the Tu-104B Georgian CAA in Domodedovo

  • Date of the crash: 07.12.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 22: 29
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the plane crash: airport Moscow (Domodedovo)
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-104B
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP42503
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Georgian CAA of Tbilisi
  • Flight: 964 

Chronology of events: The plane stopped in the snow 340 m after the runway threshold and 220 meters to the left of the axis. There was a fire that destroyed almost completely the fuselage. Nose Fuselage stopped at 62 m downstream movement of the aircraft out of the fire. 5 7 crew members and passengers were killed (except for one of the flight attendants and the co-pilot, who were seriously injured). Four passengers died in hospitals of 10 days (just died 8 3 women and men). 41 passenger is injured varying degrees of severity. Current conditions: Cloudy layered 10 points, height m 180, 3 km visibility, haze (more lows and the commander of the airfield).

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 75: 7 68 crew members and passengers. Total killed 16 people: crew 5, 11 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-104B
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-42503
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1960
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 021901
  • Hours aircraft: 18300
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 10983
Flight data:
  • Flight: 964
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: Georgian CAA of Tbilisi
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Mineralnye Vody
  • Flying in: Moscow (Domodedovo)
  • Original item: Kutaisi
  • A final point: Moscow (Domodedovo)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC, Hero of the Soviet Union Efim G. Udaltsov (died)
  • copilot Zachary Davidovich Kapanadze
  • navigator Eugene M. Lobanov (died)
  • mechanic Eugene M. Solodovnikov (died)
  • flight attendants Lydia Stepanovna Meskhidze
  • Taureliya (died)
  • Nukzari S. Gatsareliya (died)