Plane crash of Tu-124V near Lviv. 1973
Plane crash of Tu-124V near Lviv. 1973

Plane crash of the Tu-124V CAA Volga near Lviv

  • Date of the crash: 23.12.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 22: 08
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Ukrainian SSR, 18,3 km east of Lviv Airport
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124V
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP45044
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Privolzhskoye CAA of Kuibyshev
  • Flight: 5398 

Chronology of events: The aircraft was completely destroyed and was found partially burned in a field between the villages of Miklash Vynnyky and at a distance of kilometers with an azimuth 18,3 84 degree from the KTA Lions. The spread of the wreckage was 725h125 m. The first shot of the aircraft occurred on the flat ground. Right engine 665 m, was left in 625 m, pilot cabin (on 9 frame) - in 505 m from the first impact with the ground. Burnt small parts of the fuselage were found in 3-5 km from the crash site. Current conditions at the time of the accident: Cloudy 5 / 0 points, top, 10 km visibility, wind 160 ° 1 m / s.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 17: 6 11 crew members and passengers. Total killed 17 people: crew 6, 11 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: climb
  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-124V
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-45044
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1963
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 3351104
  • Hours aircraft: 13476
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 10942
  • Engines: S83404016 S854042
Flight data:
  • Flight: 5398
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Privolzhskoye CAA of Kuibyshev
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Lions
  • Flying in: Kiev (Borispol)
  • Original item: Lions
  • A final point: Kuibyshev
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Viktor Fyodorov
  • copilot Vadim Borisov D.
  • navigator Alexander, son of John
  • flight engineer Aleksandr Pavlovich Ignatiev
  • Flight Alla Nikolaevna Shishkanova
  • accompanies the Ministry of Interior Ivan Tenitenko