Plane crash of the Yak-40 near Koltsovo Airport. 1978
Plane crash of the Yak-40 near Koltsovo Airport. 1978

Plane crash Yak-40 Kazakh CAA near the airport Koltsovo

Date of the crash: November 07.10.1978, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 19:52

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Sverdlovsk region, 7,5 km southwest of the airport Koltsovo

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Registration of aircraft: CCCP87437

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: Kazakh CAA of Dzhambul

Flight: 1080

Chronology of events:

The aircraft was found on a hillside in the forest in 7470 m with azimuth 244 degrees from CTA (in 3300 m to the left of the take-off line) partially burned and destroyed. The first touch on the treetops, the height of 23 m was held at 17: 51: 55 at the height of 86 m from the level of the airfield. The aircraft later with the left roll 23 degrees and descending toward the ground, chopping down trees and collapsing. The touch of the ground took place at a distance of 168 m from the first touch of a tree with a left wing ruined and a roll of 60 degrees. At a distance of 178 m, the cockpit was destroyed from hitting the trees. Then, with the ongoing destruction of the right plane and the fuselage, the plane turned left on 110 degrees (when colliding with trees from the flight path of 180 degrees). The stabilizer and the keel have come off the fuselage. 

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 38: 4 34 crew members and passengers. Total killed 38 people: crew 4, 34 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: climb

Identified causes of the crash: crew error, equipment failure

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Aircraft ID: CCCP87437

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 29.07.1974

The serial number of the aircraft: 9431335

Hours aircraft: 6291

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 5110

Engines: N5642170 N5732066 N5532141

Flight data:

Flight: 1080

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division ^ Kazakh CAA of Dzhambul

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from: Sverdlovsk (Koltsovo)

Flying in: Kustanai

Original item: Sverdlovsk (Koltsovo)

A final point: Jambul

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Gennady Panchkovsky

the co-pilot Sergey ailments

flight engineer Vitaly Fedorovich Sorokin

Flight Olga L. Shakhvorostova

Meine Großeltern sind auf diesem Flug verunglückt.