Plane crash Yak-40 near Bratsk airport. 1972
Plane crash Yak-40 near Bratsk airport. 1972

Plane crash Yak-40 BC CAA near Bratsk Airport

  • Date of the crash: 04.05.1972, the
  • The time of the crash: 23: 34
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: Irkutsk region, near Bratsk
  • Type of aircraft: Yak-40
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR87778
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: East Siberian CAA of Bratsk
  • Flight: In-608 

Chronology of events: The crew at preplant straight appeared unexpectedly in strong weather conditions (sleet storm, severe turbulence, visibility 1000 m, the wind gusting 10-14 m / s). Current conditions less than the minimum commander. The aircraft fell sharply, hurt pine forest and fell into 1250 m from the runway threshold along the axis (125 m undershoot to LMM), burned, destroyed. Plunge into the land held in 23: 34 225 in meters from the first contact with the trees.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 18: 4 14 crew members and passengers. Total killed 18 people: crew 4, 14 passengers.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: the approach
  • Identify the causes of the crash: ATC error, weather conditions.
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Yak-40
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-87778
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.10.1970
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 9040314
  • Hours aircraft: 1667
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2249
  • Engines: N 5021053, H 5021071, 5011045 H
Flight data:
  • Flight: In-608
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: East Siberian CAA of Bratsk
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Irkutsk
  • Flying in: Bratsk
  • Original item: Irkutsk
  • A final point: Bratsk
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Ivan A. Ivanov
  • the co-pilot Valery Bulanov
  • flight engineer Oleg Stolyarov
  • mechanic trainee Valery Nosarev

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