Plane crash of Tu-154B-2 to Surgut airport. 2011
Plane crash of Tu-154B-2 to Surgut airport. 2011

Plane crash of Tu-154B-2 Kogalymavia Airlines to Surgut airport

  • Date of the crash: 01.01.2011

  • The time of the crash: 15: 00

  • Country air crash: Russia

  • Location of the crash: Surgut Airport

  • Type of aircraft: Tu-154B-2

  • Registration of aircraft: RA85588

  • Name of air carrier: Kogalymavia

  • Flight: 348

Chronology of events:

Between 15: 00: 36 and 15: 00: 39 (near 62-64 frames in the right panel generators appeared fire. Backup crew members (10 people), who were sitting in the last rows of the second compartment and the other passengers heard a crash and saw smoke and sparks began, which quickly intensified manner. In the cabin there was confusion and panic. The members of the backup crew and other passengers of the open doors and escape hatches, and (of 8 from 10 emergency exits were opened). At the hatches and doors appeared crush. Two of the four flight attendants, passengers pushed out and further evacuation, respectively, they did not participate. The panic was exacerbated by the lack of lighting and the presence of thick smoke. Of the six emergency ladders ejected and brought into operation only one (front door on the left side). The crew saw the emergence of an emergency on board at 15: 00: 48, when the flight engineer discovered the fire of two red lamps which showed the refusal 2 and 3 generators. In 15: 00: 57 commander gave the order to turn off the engine. Around 15: 01: 00 flight attendant crew reported a fire and panic that arose in the passenger compartment. Turning off the three engines was held at 15: 01: 05 using a stopping delivery of fuel: translation engine stop lever in the "stop" position. Flight Engineer, switch off the engine, went into the parlor, threw left on board the emergency ramp, then went back into the cabin, turned off the auxiliary power to stop and tried to de-energize the sun, but because of the thick black smoke in the cockpit, there was nothing in sight. The navigator at the same time the lack of lighting on the team came out of the cockpit, but got into the flow of people in the area of ​​the door to the cockpit and tried to guide passengers to enter the emergency chute. Passengers were somewhat help in the evacuation, he got out of the aircraft on the ramp. In the absence of light blocked by the co-pilot was in the cockpit. When the pressure of passengers decreased by team co-pilot and flight engineer left crawling cockpit, the ladder slipped, took the remaining passengers and helped them withdraw from the aircraft. Due to the lack of lighting and the touch crawling checked floor lobby at the beginning of the first compartment, then left the aircraft. In view of the above reasons for the evacuation took about three minutes while the standard 90 seconds. Three passengers who were poisoned by combustion products, not left overboard and perished. 5 27 crew members and passengers to severe hit, injured, burns, poisoning by combustion products. Another member of the crew and the 3 22 passenger suffered mild. The other passengers were unharmed. In 15: 04 workers rescue Surgut airport detachment arrived on the scene and began to extinguish the fire. The measures taken by them, have been ineffective. Plane to 15: 31 was completely destroyed. The fire was extinguished at 15: 46. The aircraft was completely burned to the frame 67.

Plane crash of Tu-154B-2 to Surgut airport. 2011

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were 8134chelovek: 8 126 crew members and passengers. Total killed 3 people: 3 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: taxi

  • Identified causes of the crash: equipment failure

  • The organization, which investigated plane crash: MAK

Data on the plane:

  • Type of aircraft: Tu-154B-2

  • Aircraft ID: RA85588

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 25.10.1983

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 83A588

  • Hours aircraft: 32354

  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 13147

  • Engines: A82U124232 A822212016 A82U134235

Flight data:

  • Flight: 348

  • Tour type: Regular passenger

  • Aviation Company: Kogalymavia

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • Flying from: Surgut

  • Flying in: Moscow (Domodedovo)

  • Original item: Surgut

  • A final point: Moscow (Domodedovo)

Additional information:

Plane crash of Tu-154B-2 to Surgut airport. 2011

Information about the crew:

  • KBC Sergey Sidorov Kulchekaevich

  • the co-pilot Eugene O. Gatchenko

  • navigator Alexander Stepanets

  • Flight Engineer Oleg V. Malkina

  • steward-foreman Angelica N. Gladkov

  • flight attendants

  • 1. Tatiana B. Yabluchinskaya

  • 2. Polina Igorevna Profatilo

The cause of the fire was the electric arc, which arose due to faulty electrical system of the aircraft and a number of shortcomings in its device.

The cause of the fire was the electric arc, which arose due to faulty electrical system of the aircraft and a number of shortcomings in its device.