Date & Time: Apr 18, 1961 at 0720 LT
Type of aircraft:
Novoye Akhperdino - Novoye Akhperdino
1155 473 19
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft flight hours:
The crew was engaged in a local crop spraying flight at Novoye Akhperdino, Chuvashia. At 0530LT, he left the local farm and completed three successful missions. While flying at a height of 10 meters after it completed a straight-in path for about 500 meters, the airplane banked left and crashed in a field. The captain was seriously injured and the copilot was killed.
It was determined that the captain failed to follow the published procedures and committed several errors in flight, causing the airplane to crash. His lack of experience was considered as a contributing factor.