Plane crash Yak-40 90 km in Leninabad. 1970
Plane crash Yak-40 90 km in Leninabad. 1970

Plane crash Yak-40 Tajik CAA in 90 km from Leninabad

  • Date of the crash: 03.09.1970, the
  • The time of the crash: 21: 26
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the crash: Tajik Soviet Socialist Republic, Mr. Irie-Tash near Kish. Oshoba, Asht district
  • Type of aircraft: Yak-40
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR87690
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Tajik, Dushanbe JSC
  • Flight: W-4 

Chronology of events: Crew in 21: 21 installed a communication with the dispatcher of the Leninabad airport and reported the flight at the train 3300 m Kanibadam. Not knowing the actual location of the aircraft, the controller allowed the reduction to 2100 m. Seeing the deviation to the right on the direction finder from the route and not finding the mark on the radar indicator, he did not take measures to immediately exit to the established route of the aircraft with a climb. The commander, in order to determine the location of the aircraft, did not use the available technical means of navigation and did not take steps to reach the specified track. In the PMU at night, in 21: 26, the plane at an approximate speed of 500 km / h collided with Mount Airi-Tash (2300 m) at an altitude of 2100 m at 90 km from the airport and collapsed completely.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 21: 3 crew members and passengers. On the ground, it was a man. Number of people killed: crew members, passengers and people on the ground.
Details of the crash:
  • A flight stage: reduction
  • Identified causes of the crash: ATC error, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Yak-40
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-87690
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 01.03.1969
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 9910503
  • Hours aircraft: 1020
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1344
  • Engines: N 5931035, H 5011001, 5941029 H
Flight data:
  • Flight: W-4
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Tajik, Dushanbe JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Frunze
  • Flying in: Leninabad
  • Original item: Frunze
  • A final point: Dushanbe
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Vladimir Fedorovich Sutormin
  • second pilot Gennady Karpov
  • mechanic Vladimir T. Shashkin