Plane crash Yak-40 Airport Ust-Kut. 1976
Plane crash Yak-40 Airport Ust-Kut. 1976

Plane crash Yak-40 BC CAA in Ust-Kut Airport

Date of the crash: November 17.12.1976, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 19:40

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Airport Ust-Kut

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Registration of aircraft: SSSR88208

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: East Siberian CAA of Bratsk

Chronology of events:

The plane, losing height and increasing speed, after 1 minute from takeoff crashed into trees at a distance of 1500 m from the end of the strip and to the right of the axis at 71 m. The first collision with trees took place at an altitude of 11m (above 4m from the level of the strip from the beginning of takeoff) Angle of decline -5 degree. Then the plane fell into the taiga, collapsed completely and caught fire. The collision with the ground took place at 77 m from the site of the first collision with obstacles. The scatter of the debris was 300x50 m. The pilot was giving signs of life, but a few hours later he died in the hospital. Other crew members and passengers died on the spot. The coordinates of the crash site are 105 ° 43'36 "eastern longitude, 56 ° 51'20" northern latitude.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 7: 3 4 crew members and passengers. Total killed 7 people: crew 3, 4 passengers.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: climb

Identified causes of the crash: crew error

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Aircraft ID: SSSR88208

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 23.08.1976

The serial number of the aircraft: 9631349

Hours aircraft: 327

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 348

Engines: H H 5622119 5622076 5622085 H

Flight data:

Tour type: Cargo

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division: East Siberian CAA of Bratsk

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from Ust-Kut

Flying in: Kirensk

Original item: Ust-Kut

A final point: Kirensk

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Anatoly Skarga

the co-pilot Yuri Ermak

flight engineer Vitaly Gavrilov