Accident (fire) with two Tu-154B-1 to Bratsk airport. 1992
Accident (fire) with two Tu-154B-1 to Bratsk airport. 1992

Emergency (fire) with two Tu-154B-1 concern Aerovolga and Ural CAA in Bratsk Airport

  • Date plane crash: 19.06.1992, the

  • Time of the crash: 03:36

  • Country of the crash: Russia

  • Location of the crash: Bratsk Airport

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-154B-1

  • Registration of aircraft: RA85282

  • Name of air carrier: Ural CAA

  • Flight: 2889

Chronology of events:

When the air temperature overboard + 10 degrees in bad weather conditions, an emergency took place at Bratsk airport with two Tu-154 aircraft No.85282 of Ekaterinburg AP No.85234 of Samara AP. 

At the terminal on the platform, a Tu-154 airplane # 85282 refueling was carried out, which produced the 2889 flight on the Vladivostok-Bratsk-Ekaterinburg route, with fuel. Refueling was carried out according to the scheme from TK to TZ. On board there were 10 passengers, including 5 children, who remained with the permission of the crew in the cabin of the aircraft during the parking. When refueling the aircraft under this scheme, after connecting the second TK, a fire broke out in the rear compartment of the main tanker. The fire took place due to the detachment from the receiver of the main TZ of the NNZ-5M tip and the fuel under pressure on the exhaust manifold of the engine of the pumping unit, which had been removed. Protective panels

The detachment of the tip was caused by the actions of Berdyshev, the operator of the fuel, Berdyshev was drunk. The specialists who refueled did not turn off the engines and stop fuel supply, and also drove the TZ-22-258 from the aircraft. The flame was rapidly expanding due to the fuel supply from the undocked TK under pressure. As a result, the two Tu-154 aircraft # 85234 and 85282 stood nearby. The actions of rescue emergency crews and firefighters failed to save the aircraft. Gavrilov, foreman of drivers, who drove up to the place of fire from the fire zone drove one TZ out. When the second burning TZ was driven off, an explosion of the tanker took place. G.A. Gavrilov received severe burns, from which 21.06.92 died at the hospital. Following the fire, the aircraft 85282 and 85234 were completely destroyed and should be written off.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 11: 1 10 crew members and passengers. On the ground was 1 people. Number of people killed 1: 1 people on the ground.

Details of the crash:

  • A flight stage: in the parking lot

  • Identified causes of the crash: the reasons for non-standard

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-154B-1

  • Aircraft ID: RA85282

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 23.06.1978

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 78A282

Flight data:

  • Flight: 2889

  • Tour type: Regular passenger

  • Aviation Company: Ural CAA

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • Flying from: Bratsk

  • Flying in: Vladivostok

  • Original item: Ekaterinburg (Koltsovo)

  • A final point: Vladivostok

Additional information:

Information about the crew:

  • KBC NV Nelidov

  • Note

  • Data on the Tu-154B-1 RA-85234 Samara airline group Aerovolga:

  • serial number 77A234, released 11.09.1977, 31565 hours flown SNE, 13180 landings

The registration on both sides was the USSR, and not the RA, as indicated. USSR-85282 and the USSR-85234.