On December 25, 2012, a Kazakhstan Border Guards Antonov 72 transport plane crashed 12 1/2 miles from Shymkent Airport, Kazakhstan. All 20 passengers and seven crew died in the crash.
The airplane was operated by the Kazakhstan Border Guards. Among those killed was acting director of National Security Committee’s Border Guard Service, Colonel Turganbek Stambekov. Weather at Shymkent was poor with heavy snowfall and limited visibility.
Official Press Release
As previously reported, on December 25 of the current year in 18 hours and 55 minutes on the approach to Shymkent crashed military transport aircraft Border Patrol KNB.
All on board, 27 people, including seven crew members died.
Among the dead, Border Patrol Director Colonel Stambekov TM and his accompanying group of officers from the central office of the Service, as well as soldiers of the Regional Management “On ?t?st?k” on December 25 of the current year in Astana to attend the meeting of the Military Council of the Border Guard Service.
Border Patrol Leaders directed in Shymkent for the military council to the regional “On ?t?st?k” to sum ??up the past year.
Now that crashed runs interdepartmental commission to investigate aviation incidents.
In Shymkent flew the KNB N.Abykaev.
Crew commander – Major Nurakhmetov Marat Tursunovich
Navigator – Major Oleg Golubev
Senior mechanic – Captain Usenov Marat Erkenovich
Assistant Commander – Lieutenant Lukpanov Aslan
Senior mechanic – Ensign Vologzhanin Alexander P.
Senior mechanic – Sgt Cape Renat Kanapiyanovich
Flight attendant – Sgt Dolanbaeva Gulnur Zhunisovna
Director PS KNB colonel Stambekov Turganbek Muhametkalievich
The Acting Chief of the SS colonel Nurlashev Yergali Nurgazinovich
Acting Head of Regional Management “On ? t Y Article I to” Colonel Pavel Dotsenko
Deputy Head of the Republic of Uzbekistan “On ? t Y Article I to” Colonel Bazarbaev Kairat Kulkeshevich
Head of SS Colonel Kabdylgazezov Kanatbek Toktarbekovich
Head of the SS colonel Makhaev Erlan Meyrambekovich
Senior Consultant SS Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Dmitriev Igorevich
Chief of Staff of the Department of Border Control “Lenger” Colonel Valeriy Kusch
Commander of the engineer battalion colonel Kozhakhmetov Baurzhan Zarkumovich
Head of Border Control “Merck” Major Ibrayev Diamond Shaymuhambetovich
The commandant of the commandant Colonel SS and ensure Dosybekov Saulebay Satybaldievich
The chiefs of border troops of Uzbekistan “On ? t Y i to Art”:
Rahman Colonel Vyacheslav
Lieutenant Colonel Alexander A. Rahman
Colonel Mukhamadiev Kairat Ahmetkalievich
Colonel Shukanov Amanbek Perdeshbekovich
Colonel Aytmanbetov Aswan Bakbergenovich
Servicemen Republic “About ? t Y i to Art”:
Lt. Filipkov Anatoliy O.
Sergeant Konakbay Maksat Zhumabayuly
Sergeant Vyazikov Pavel K.
Stambekova Saul Aytmuhanbekovna
Military transport aircraft AN-72, was released in December 1990. In 2012, it went to the Resource Recovery repair plant “KB Antonov” in the Ukraine.
The aircraft crew consisted of experienced military pilots and specialists.