Accident Ilyushin Il-14M CCCP-L2071, Saturday 17 August 1957
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Date:Saturday 17 August 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-14M
Owner/operator:Aeroflot / Ukraine
Registration: CCCP-L2071
MSN: 7342408
Year of manufacture:1957
Total airframe hrs:833 hours
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:10
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Kiev -   Ukraine
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF)
Destination airport:Kiev-Zhulhyany Airport (IEV/UKKK)
Two Ilyushin Il-14 aircraft (CCCP-L2071 and CCCP-L1360) crashed following a mid-air collision near Kiev.
CCCP-L2071 operated on a cargo flight from Sofia to Kiev-Zhulyany. While the aircraft was approaching the destination airport, CCCP-L1360 was engaged in a training flight at Zhulhyany Airport.
Both aircraft collided at an altitude of some 250-300 metres. The right propeller of CCCP-L2071 hit the right wing of CCCP-L1360. The engine detached, hit the fuselage and cut off the cockpit. The wreck fell on two houses 300 metres from where CCCP-L1360 crashed.



  • 42nd worst accident in 1957
  • 42nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 5th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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