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Plane crash of AN-24B in Liepaja. 1967
Plane crash of AN-24B in Liepaja. 1967

Plane crash AN-24B Latvian CAA in Liepaja

  • Date of the crash: 30.12.1967, the
  • The time of the crash: 08: 36
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Latvian SSR, near Liepaja
  • Type of aircraft: An-24B
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSR46215
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC
  • Flight: L51 

Chronology of events:

On the shooters kept fully instruments recorded such evidence: the instantaneous fuel consumption (RTMS) - 325 kg / h of the right engine and 0 left engine, ITE-2 (pointer revolutions) - 4 percent of the left engine and 107 percent right engine generators GO-16 and STG-18TM left engine was turned off at the switchboard. The blades of the left engine propeller was feathered at the position. The vertical rate of descent after passing LOM reached 18 m / s. According to the testimony of the commander, after the report of the flight at an altitude of LOM navigator 300 m, he decided to go to the second round (LOM set clearance - 200 m). The commander took over the Gaza Strip (ORE). At that time I began to develop rapidly right bank.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 51: 5 46 crew members and passengers. Total killed 43 people: crew 3, 40 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: a missed approach
  • Identify the causes of the crash: equipment failure, crew error
Data on the plane:
  • aircraft Brand: An-24B
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-46215
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 30.11.1966
  • Serial number of the aircraft: 67302909
  • Hours aircraft: 1934
  • Engines: N4512040 N4522097
Flight data:
  • Flight: A-51
  • Tour type: Regular passenger
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division: CAA of Latvia, Riga JSC
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I flew from Riga
  • Flying in: Liepaja
  • Original item: Riga
  • A final point: Liepaja
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • KBC Alexander Kostyrin
  • copilot Edward P. Smirnov
  • mate Anatoliy Viktorovich Nautsevich
  • flight engineer Nikolai Antipov
  • Flight Valentina Barnolitskaya


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