Date & Time: Jul 3, 1964 at 0719 LT
Type of aircraft:
Urtazym - Urtazym
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft flight hours:
The crew was engaged in a crop-spraying mission for the "Zauralny" sovkhoz located in the Kvarkeno district of the Orenburg region. The inexperienced pilots got distracted from piloting by listening to the weather forecast on the radio and writing it down. So the aircraft continually lost height and eventually crashed into a hill located one km southwest of Urtazym. The copilot was injured and the captain was killed.
The crew was distracted and inexperienced. Also, he failed to prepare the flight according to the published procedures.