Plane crash of the Yak-40 in Novgorod. 1975
Plane crash of the Yak-40 in Novgorod. 1975

Plane crash Yak-40 Latvian CAA in Novgorod

Date of the crash: November 22.10.1975, XNUMX

Time of the crash: 16:53

Country of the crash: the USSR

Location of the crash: Novgorod

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Registration of aircraft: CCCP87458

Name of air carrier: Aeroflot (USSR)

Subdivision: CAA Latvia, Riga JSC

Flight: L98

Chronology of events:

The plane flew with the right bank and crashed into a four-story residential building (Karl Marx Avenue, 3) on the opposite side of the avenue. The impact passed between the third and second floors and caused the collapse of the floors at a width of 10 m from the second to the fourth floors. The plane collapsed completely and burnt. The fire arose in the part of the house, trees and a car caught fire. The printing house damaged the roof. All who were on board and 4 people who are in the apartments of the house (including a child of seven years old) were killed. The woman who lived in the house died in the hospital from burns 25 October. Eight passers-by who were on the street were injured (in one fracture of the base of the skull and in one - a concussion on the fall of debris on them, others received burns).

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 6: 4 2 crew members and passengers. On the ground was 5 people. Total killed 11 people: 4 crew members, passengers and 2 5 people on earth.

Details of the crash:

Phase of flight: approach

Identify the causes of the crash: ATC error, the error of the crew.

Data on the plane:

aircraft Brand: Yak-40

Aircraft ID: CCCP87458

Country where registered aircraft: the USSR

Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1974

The serial number of the aircraft: 9431736

Hours aircraft: 2002

The cycles of use of the aircraft: 1500

Engines: H H 5412159 5422124 5422048 H

Flight data:

Flight: L98

Tour type: Regular passenger

The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)

Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC

The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR

Flying from: Leningrad (Smolny)

Flying in: Novgorod

Original item: Syktyvkar

A final point: Riga

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

KBC Boris Sizov

second pilot Oleg Korzhenko

flight engineer Nikolai Stepanovich Veles

Flight Svetlana Maximova