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Plane crash of Tu-154M over Lake Constance. 2002
Plane crash of Tu-154M over Lake Constance. 2002

Plane crash of Tu-154M airlines 'BAL' on Lake Constance

  • Date of the crash: 01.07.2002 of

  • Time of the crash: 23:35

  • Country of the crash: Germany

  • Location of the crash: Baden-Württemberg, Lake Constance region, near Überlingen

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-154M

  • Registration of aircraft: RA85816

  • Name of air carrier: Bashkirian airlines

  • Flight: 2937

Chronology of events:

The Tu-154M collided in the air at an altitude of 10 650 90 meters at an angle of c. with cargo aircraft "Boeing-757" (A9C-DHL) airline "DHL Airways". Planes were on intersecting courses at night on the same tier 11 000 m. For 50 seconds before the collision system TCAS worked both aircraft. For 43 seconds before the collision manager of Switzerland gave the pilot of the Tu-154M indication drop by train 10700 m. TCAS Tu-154M, on the contrary, gave the command of the climb, and TCAS "Boeing" gave the command to cut (that guarantee the safety of aircraft discrepancy). The commander of the Tu-154 performed Manager command after a certain pause, which was caused by conflicting instructions. Almost simultaneously, subject to its own team the TCAS, pilot "Boeing" has begun to decline. Then the manager gave erroneous information to the crew of Tu-154 the position of "Boeing" (60 degrees to the right, instead of 60 gadusov. on the left, which creates difficulties for its timely visual detection) and height (the dispatcher report the pilot of "Boeing" to reduce not heard, and believed that he was still on 11000 m). Considering the problem resolved, the dispatcher who worked the night shift alone, began landing another plane. At the time the Tu-154 and reduces the "Boeing" encountered. Taken over 5 seconds before the collision the crew of emergency actions still did not help to avoid it. Keel "Boeing" collided with the left side of the fuselage of the Tu-154M. Airliner split into four parts. The debris, in flames, collapsed in the area of ​​Lake Constance, on the ground near the border with Switzerland. "Boeing" in 8 km from Tu fell, before hitting the ground lost both engines. Manager guilty of accident a man was killed and a half years, who lost her two children and a wife.

Plane crash of Tu-154M over Lake Constance. 2002

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 69: 12 57 crew members and passengers. On the ground was 2 people. Total killed 71 people: 12 crew members, passengers and 57 2 people on earth.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: Horizontal (cruising) flight

  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error, error ATC, custom reasons

Data on the plane:

  • Brand aircraft Tu-154M

  • Aircraft ID: RA85816

  • Country where registered aircraft: Russia

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1995

  • Serial number of the aircraft :: 95A1006

Flight data:

  • Flight: 2937

  • Flight type: Chartered passenger

  • Aviation Company: Bashkirian Airlines

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Russia

  • I flew from Moscow (Domodedovo)

  • Flying in Barcelona

  • Original item: Moscow (Domodedovo)

  • A final point: Barcelona

Additional information:

Plane crash of Tu-154M over Lake Constance. 2002

Information about the crew:

  • KBC - Alexander Gross

  • inspector, deputy. Squadron commander - Oleg Pavlovich Grigoriev

  • copilot - Murat Ahatovich Itkulov

  • navigator - Sergey G. Harlov

  • flight engineer - Oleg Irikovich Valeev

  • Brigadier-attendant - Olga Bagina

  • Flight attendants:

  • engineer A and the PO - Yuri Leonidovich Penzin

  • Flight manager Artem Gusev


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