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Plane crash C-47 in the Grozny region. 1945
Plane crash C-47 in the Grozny region. 1945

Plane crash C-47 Azerbaijan UGVF in the Grozny region

  • Date of the crash: 22.01.1945, the
  • Country of the crash: the USSR
  • Location of the crash: the Grozny region, Shelkovskaya district, near the art. Chervlennaya
  • Aircraft type: Douglas C-47
  • Registration of aircraft: SSSRL963
  • Name of air carrier Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Division :: Azerbaijani territorial administration GVF

Chronology of events:

The Flight Makhachkala airport aircraft released when the weather is less than the minimum, referring to the special importance of the task. There was no information about the weather in Grozny. The route was the site of the fog with a visibility of no more than 500 m. The crew continued the flight at low altitude Wu Railway, visually oriented. The crew near Gudermes hitting a strip of thick fog, mixed w / d, and the line along the railroad fell to Mozdok. Found in the area of ​​Art. Chervlennaya error, the crew decided to go to Grozny directly - through the Terek Ridge. Up on the ridge point razvorotabylo 4 km. The plane did not have time to gain altitude and adverse weather conditions encountered in the slope of the Terek Ridge.

Data on victims:

Total on board were people 5: 4 1 crew members and passengers. Total killed 5 people: crew 4, 1 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight
  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error
Data on the plane:
  • Mark Aircraft: Douglas C-47
  • Aircraft ID: USSR-L963
  • Country where registered aircraft: the USSR
Flight data:
  • Tour type: Transport
  • The aviation company Aeroflot (USSR)
  • Department: Azerbaijan's territorial administration GVF
  • The country, which was registered aviation company: USSR
  • I am flying from: Makhachkala
  • Flying in: Grozny
  • Original item: Baku
  • A final point: Simferopol
Additional information:
Information about the crew:
  • PIC PI Abrosimov 


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