Date & Time: Jul 4, 1967 at 0830 LT
Type of aircraft:
Verkhnyaya Dobrinka - Verkhnyaya Dobrinka
1 99 473 03
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft flight hours:
On a crop-spraying flight for the sovkhoz (state farm) "Dobrynski" when the intoxicated crew flew too low and almost collided with a telephone line. While making a 'hop' over the line, the aircraft stalled, crashed in a field 12.5 km southwest of Verkhnyaya Dobrinka (Kamyshin district of the Volgograd region), caught fire and burnt out. Both pilot and the sole passenger (an aircraft mechanic) were killed.
It was determined that all three crew members were intoxicated at the time of the accident with a rate of 1,6 ‰ for the captain, 1,97 ‰ for the copilot and 2,9 ‰ for the mechanic.