Plane crash Yak-40-Arkhangelsk airport Talagi. 1973
Plane crash Yak-40-Arkhangelsk airport Talagi. 1973

Plane crash Yak-40 of Kotlas in Arkhangelsk-Talagi Airport

  • Date of the crash: 08.08.1973, the
  • The time of the crash: 15: 57
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Place the plane crash: airport Arkhangelsk (Talagi)
  • Type of aircraft: Yak-40
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR87790
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Arkhangelsk, Kotlas of
  • Flight: A547 

Chronology of events: The plane, not looking up from the strip, ran through it 2250 m from the beginning of take-off. Then he ran through the CPB 400 m and on the ground 314 m, which overgrew the bushes, then knocked off the radio beacon antenna. After another 116 m the plane hit the brick building of the LPR with the left plane, destroying part of the building wall and losing it. After 55 and the right part of the cockpit of the pilot and the right plane, the aircraft hit the concrete column of the fence. The right plane was detached, the pilot's cabin was deformed. The fuselage continued to move further 116 m along the swamp, then it caught fire and stopped. Passengers and crew were evacuated. The second pilot, the flight mechanic, was killed; 11 passengers and commander are injured. Fire rescue rescue team eliminated. The plane collapsed completely and burnt in part.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 31: 3 28 crew members and passengers. Number of people killed 1: 1 crew members ,.
Details of the crash:
  • Phase of flight: take-off
  • Identify the causes of the crash: the shortcomings in the design, equipment failure, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: Yak-40
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-87790
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 21.01.1971
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 9110515
  • Hours aircraft: 2171
  • The cycles of use of the aircraft: 2455
  • Engines: H H 5142098 5031075 5122048 H
Flight data:
  • Flight: A-547
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA Arkhangelsk, Kotlas of
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • Flying from: Arkhangelsk (Talagi)
  • Flying in Kotlas
  • Original item: Arkhangelsk (Talagi)
  • A final point: Kotlas
Additional information:

Information about the crew:
  • KBC Evgeni Ivanov
  • copilot Henry Seraphimovich Levkov
  • flight engineer Nikolai Borisovich Popov

I saw this plane crash, being in the stadium at a distance of about eight meters pyatisot-, cycling. I remember a lot of visual black smoke from fire fuel, the plane fell into the memories of the marsh partially destroyed ..