Crash of a Boeing 737-524 in Usinsk

Date & Time: Feb 9, 2020 at 1220 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
VQ-BPS
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Moscow - Usinsk
MSN:
28909/2960
YOM:
1997
Flight number:
UT595
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
94
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The approach to Usinsk Airport runway 13 was initiated with a horizontal visibility limited to 1,100 meters. On approach, ILS runway 13 and approach lights were inoperative. On short final, the aircraft was too low and struck the snow covered ground short of runway threshold. Upon impact, both main gear were torn off (the left main gear was torn off while the right main gear collapsed). The airplane slid on its belly and came to rest on the left side of the runway. All 100 occupants were able to evacuated and it is believed that two passengers were slightly injured during evacuation.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2 in Usinsk: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 4, 1974
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-92836
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Usinsk - Usinsk
MSN:
1G52-28
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Aircraft flight hours:
10311
Aircraft flight cycles:
12376
Circumstances:
The pilot and a mechanic, both intoxicated, decided to make a local flight. While flying at low height, the single engine airplane struck tree tops stalled and crashed 250 meters further in a wooded area located about 17 km northwest of Usinsk Airport. Both occupants were killed. The alcohol content of the pilot's blood was 3.4 ‰).
Probable cause:
Intoxicated crew.