Plane crash of Tu-134A in Liepaja. 1979
Plane crash of Tu-134A in Liepaja. 1979

Plane crash of Tu-134A Latvian RPO GA in Liepaja

  • Date of the crash: November 22.03.1979, XNUMX

  • Time of the crash: 00:57

  • Country of the crash: the USSR

  • Location of the crash: Latvian SSR, Liepaja

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-134A

  • Registration of aircraft: CCCP65031

  • Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Subdivision: CAA Latvia, Riga JSC

Chronology of events:

The crew after the flight of the CDF for the second round did not go away, and tried to establish eye contact with the ground, while dovorachivaya plane on the line to the left of the course. At the same time the rate of descent increased to 8 m / s. Belated missed approach began at the height of 60 m. Tu-134 1690 in meters from the runway and touched the trees at a height of 10-12 155 m meters to the right of the axis. Then he turned to the left, crossed the glide path and the left roll 45? degrees due to damage to the ailerons collided with a railway embankment height 2 m, partially burned, was destroyed. At the scene of the actual visibility was 900 m.

Plane crash of Tu-134A in Liepaja. 1979

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 5: 5 crew members. Total killed 4 people: 4 crew members.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: approach

  • Identified causes of the crash: weather, crew error, ATC error, error during maintenance

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-134A

  • Aircraft ID: CCCP65031

  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1976

  • The serial number of the aircraft: 48530

Flight data:

  • Tour type: Cargo

  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

  • Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

  • Flying from: Bitter

  • Flying in: Liepaja

  • Original item: Omsk (Central)

  • A final point: Liepaja

Additional information:

Plane crash of Tu-134A in Liepaja. 1979

Information about the crew:

  • KBC - Dmitriev Nikolai Ivanovich (died)

  • copilot - Kuznetsov Valery G. (died)

  • Navigator - Sapunov Vladimir Petrovic (killed)

  • Flight mechanic - Stepanov Yuri Dmitrievich

  • Flight attendant operator Kaulins Avgustovich Caramello (killed)