Plane crash of Tu-104B to Irkutsk airport. 1971
Plane crash of Tu-104B to Irkutsk airport. 1971

Plane crash of the Tu-104B of Tolmachevo airport in Irkutsk

  • Date of the crash: 25.07.1971, the
  • The time of the crash: 08: 35
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Irkutsk Airport
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-104B
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP42405
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: West Siberian CAA Tolmachevsky of
  • Flight: 1912 

Chronology of events: Gathering with the band left the aircraft occurred at an angle 15-20 ° to the axis at a distance m from the end of the 400 and was followed by separation of the left wing with the landing gear. Further movement of the fuselage was happening on the ground with its destruction, kreneniem left while turning over the back. and turn at 180 degrees Total length of the aircraft and destroyed parts of the place of the first touch was 500 m. The plane is partially burned. As a result of the disaster killed 93 passengers, including children 20 and 4 crew members. Of these, 61 people died from injuries, 36 people - from the CO gas poisoning.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 126: 8 118 crew members and passengers. Total killed 97 people: crew 4, 93 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-104B
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-42405
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 31.10.1958
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 820202
  • Hours aircraft: 19489
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 9929
  • Engines: A5341199 A5241032
Flight data:
  • Flight: 1912
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: West Siberian CAA Tolmachevsky of
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo)
  • Flying in: Irkutsk
  • Original item: Novosibirsk (Tolmachevo)
  • A final point: Vladivostok (Knevichi)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Alexander Ovchinnikov (died)
  • the co-pilot Anatoly Pinchuk (died)
  • navigator Ivan Shchepkin (seriously wounded)
  • flight engineer Gennady Guslyakov (died)
  • radio operator Vladimir Bolotin (died)
  • flight attendants:
  • Galina K. Eselevich (slightly injured)
  • B. Love Shokina (slightly injured)
  • Alexander Sorokin (slightly wounded)