Plane crash of Tu-124V near Murmansk. 1970
Plane crash of Tu-124V near Murmansk. 1970

Plane crash of Tu-124V CAA North near Murmansk


  • Date of the crash: 29.01.1970, the
  • The time of the crash: 19: 27
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Murmansk region, near Murmansk
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124V
  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP45083
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: North CAA of Leningrad
  • Flight: 145 

Chronology of events: 

The plane moved down the slope with a slope m 624 4-4,5 degrees and lost two planes wing and two engines. The fuselage split in half behind the cockpit. Nose went to starboard. There was no fire. On the final turn before plunging into the ground connection was unstable due to the fact that in neighboring airports were a large number of negotiations of other crews and therefore occur with greater noise as the plane was out of radar control zone and is entering the scheme. Weather: bad weather, night, visibility is more than 6 km Clear 470 m.


Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 38: 6 32 crew members and passengers. Total killed 11 people: crew 3, 8 passengers.


Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error, error ATC


Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-124V
  • Aircraft ID: CCCP-45083
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 31.05.1965
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 5351706
  • Hours aircraft: 7425
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 5854
  • Engines: C 8924006 C 854015


Flight data:

  • Flight: 145
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Subdivision: North CAA of Leningrad
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Leningrad (Pulkovo)
  • Flying in: Murmansk
  • Original Location: Leningrad (Pulkovo)
  • A final point: Murmansk

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Daniel I. Antonov (killed)
  • copilot Vladislav Ivanovich Lazovsky
  • navigator Leonid Arlavitin (killed)
  • flight engineer Valery Kravchenko (killed)
  • flight attendant Tamara Naroditskaya
  • flight attendant Lyudmila Efimovna Stefano