Plane crash of Tu-124 in the Dnipropetrovsk region. 1970
Plane crash of Tu-124 in the Dnipropetrovsk region. 1970

Plane crash of Tu-124 Lithuanian CAA near Dnepropetrovsk

  • Date of the crash: 02.09.1970, the
  • The time of the crash: 15: 41
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, Dnipropetrovsk region, near the village of Lihovka, Verhnedneprovsky area
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP45012
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian CAA
  • Flight: 3630 

Chronology of events: The right engine burned heavily, particularly in the upper part. Traces of fire as identified in the pipes and air conditioning system parts that come from the right engine. Struts engine mounts were deformed. version of the possibility of poisoning by combustion products of the crew due to a fire in the right engine, put forward in view of the technical engineering subcommittee found no further confirmation. There were no in-flight fire. All traces of the influence of fire appeared over the ground fire.

Data on victims:

  •  Total on board were people 37: 5 32 crew members and passengers. Total killed 37 people: crew 5, 32 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: the causes are unknown
Data on the plane:
  • Brand aircraft Tu-124
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-45012
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.09.1961
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 1350402
  • Hours aircraft: 7504
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 6996
  • Drive: With 884187 884300
Flight data:
  • Flight: 3630
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian CAA
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from Rostov-on-Don
  • I flew to Vilnius
  • Original Location: Mineralnye Vody
  • A final point: Vilnius
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Stephen V. Makarevich
  • the co-pilot Alexander Emelyanovich Zablocki
  • navigator Alexander Ponomarev
  • mechanic Vasily Jars
  • Flight Yevgenia Lapitskaya

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