Plane crash of the Tu-124V in Volokolamsk district of Moscow region. 1973
Plane crash of the Tu-124V in Volokolamsk district of Moscow region. 1973

Plane crash of the Tu-124V Lithuanian CAA in Volokolamsk district of Defense

  • Date of the crash: 16.12.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 19: 13
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Moscow region, near the village. Karacharovo Volokolamsk district
  • Type of aircraft: Tu-124V
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR45061
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian CAA
  • Flight: 2022 

Chronology of events: Plane in 19: 13: 10 hit the ground in a field in 480 m east of the village Karacharovo with MK = 60 degrees with a negative pitch angle greater 80 degrees airspeed approximately 900 km / h and collapsed completely. On the site of the crash appeared crater with a depth 15 m. The wreckage was scattered over an area 190h140 m. Current conditions: Cloudy layered 10 points ,, broken-layered height 300 m, the upper limit of cloud m 1500. 2-4 visibility km, haze, temperature ° C -3 quietly.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 51: 5 46 crew members and passengers. Total killed 51 people: crew 5, 46 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, equipment failure
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Tu-124V
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-45061
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 25.04.1964
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 4351406
  • Hours aircraft: 14903
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 13832
  • Drive: With 8844001 854247
Flight data:
  • Flight: 2022
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: Lithuanian CAA
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I am flying from Vilnius
  • Flying in Moscow (Vnukovo)
  • Original item: Vilnius
  • A final point: Moscow (Vnukovo)
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Stepan S. Boiko
  • copilot Eugenijus Vatslavovich Kornila
  • navigator Juozas Vlado Chasas
  • mechanic Juno Markovic Shamaev
  • flight attendant Maria Mefodevna Cricova