Accident Ilyushin Il-14P CCCP-41883, Saturday 28 November 1964
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Date:Saturday 28 November 1964
Time:07:41
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-14P
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registration: CCCP-41883
MSN: 146000708
Year of manufacture:1956
Total airframe hrs:14861 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Surami -   Georgia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tbilisi Airport (TBS/UGGG)
Destination airport:Kutaisi Airport (KUT/UGKO)
Narrative:
The IL-14 operated on a passenger service from Tbilisi to Krasnodar with an en route stop at Kutaisi. The flight departed Tbilisi at 06:55 and climbed to the assigned cruising altitude of 2700 m. The weather was cloudy with a visibility of 4-10 km with a strong headwind of 100-120 km/h instead of the 70 km/h that was reported to the crew. The crew assumed to be over the Ali NDB at 07:21 when it was in fact 37 miles short of the NDB due to the excessive headwind.
The flight was instructed to initiate descent while it was actually still over mountainous terrain. The descent was initiated until the airplane impacted the eastern slope of the Suramskogo ridge at an altitude of 980 m, 10 km south-west of the Ali NDB.
The wreckage was found the next day.

Sources:

airdisaster.ru

Statistics

  • 54th worst accident in 1964
  • 54th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 34th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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