Plane crash of the Tu-124V. 1973
Plane crash of the Tu-124V. 1973

Plane crash of the Tu-124V Volga CAA (non-localized destruction of the engine)

  • Date of the crash: 09.07.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 19: 53
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Kuibyshev region, near the village of Shigony
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR45062
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Privolzhskoye CAA of Kuibyshev
  • Flight: 5385 

Chronology of events: Crew 173 flying squad performed in 19: 42 takeoff. When climbing in 19: 53 in 97-100 km from Kurumoch airport at 6600 m near the village of Shigona, the right engine was destroyed. Details caused the penetration of the fuselage shell. Two passengers in the 12 series died, 4 injured. The crew began to decrease urgently, turned off the engine and used the fire-extinguishing system. There was a panic in the cabin. Passengers to the front of the cabin moved, creating a forward centering, which made the flight more difficult. Efforts of a police officer. Accompanying the flight, and flight attendants managed to seat the passengers in the armchairs. The plane in 20: 05 landed at Kurumoch airport with MK = 52 degrees. On the ground, great destruction of the fuselage between the 37-38 frames found damage to the right aileron and flap. Subsequently, the plane has been restored.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 61: 7 54 crew members and passengers. Number of people killed 2: 2 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-124V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-45062
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 20.05.1964
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 4351407
  • Hours aircraft: 12831
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 10807
  • Drive: With 854221 844132
Flight data:
  • Flight: 5385
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Privolzhskoye CAA of Kuibyshev
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Kuibyshev
  • Flying in Simferopol
  • Original item: Kuibyshev
  • A final point: Simferopol
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vasiliy Belyaev
  • second pilot Gennady Yakovlevich Kostryukov
  • navigator Vladimir Dobrynin
  • mechanic Vladimir Mochalov
  • Flight attendant FP Elizarova
  • Flight NM Belyaeva
  • AS policeman Shishkin