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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141972
Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:17-JAN-2012
Time:00:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B752 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 757-2Q8
Owner/operator:UTair Aviation
Registration: VQ-BEZ
MSN: 29377/857
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 239
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:over Russia -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:VTBS
Destination airport:UUDD
Narrative:
The co-pilot (aged 44) of an UTair Aviation Boeing 757 died during a flight from Bankok International Airport - VTSB to Moscow - UUDD due to a heart attack. The captain initiated an emergency descent into Chengdu, but the copilot died during the descent. The captain then decided to continue and land at Novosibirsk Airport - UNNT.

UTAir reported that the copilot was flying as a passenger at the time of the occurrence.

Sources:

https://www.rt.com/news/boeing-airport-died-pilot-283/
http://lifenews.ru/news/79651
https://dni.ru/incidents/2012/1/20/225985.html
http://www.uralinform.ru/news/incidents/145793-pilot-yuteir-umer-vo-vremya-reisa/


Images:

Photo of VQ-BEZ courtesy AirHistory.net


Antalya (LTAI / AYT)
8 October 2021; (c) LRS747

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Jan-2012 06:50 Alpine Flight Added
20-Jan-2012 11:20 harro Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
20-Jan-2012 11:26 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Jan-2012 11:35 Gluchich Updated [Registration]

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