Plane crash of Tu-124 in Volgograd airport (Gurmak). 1968
Plane crash of Tu-124 in Volgograd airport (Gurmak). 1968

Plane crash of Tu-124 North Caucasus CAA in Volgograd Airport (Gurmak)

  • Date of the crash: 07.03.1968, the
  • The time of the crash: 10: 21
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Volgograd Airport (Gumrak)
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR45019
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Volgograd
  • Flight: 3153 

Chronology of events:
The commander turned off the engine, making it possible to avoid the fire. Plane after touching collapsed and stopped at a distance of 1640 meters from the runway and left of the curb m 83. He lost the elements of the left wing. The fuselage split into three parts without separating them. Smashed cabin of the navigator. Killed navigator. Mechanic, co-pilot, 1 stewardess and a passenger were seriously injured, the other - or not injured or slightly injured.
Data on victims:
Total on board were people 49: 5 44 crew members and passengers. Total killed 1 people: 1 crew members.
Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: take-off
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • Brand aircraft Tu-124
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-45019
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1962
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 2350504
Flight data:
  • Flight: 3153
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA North Caucasus, JSC Volgograd
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Volgograd (Gumrak)
  • Flying in Rostov-on-Don
  • Original item: Volgograd (Gumrak)
  • A final point: Odessa
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Evgeni Batrakov
  • the co-pilot Georgy Arkov
  • navigator Yury Borisov P. (died)
  • mechanic Paul Markovich Baranov
  • Flight Elena Pavlovna Schegarёva