State Emergency Service of Ukraine


Key Facts

Current Title:
Державна служба України з надзвичайних ситуацій
English Title:
State Emergency Service of Ukraine
First Established:
ICAO Code:


Narrative Summary

To be added.


Key Dates

24 August 1991    Ukrainian State Civil Defence breaks away from All-Union Civil Defence organisation.
26 July 1996    Ministry of Ukraine in Emergencies officially established.
20 April 2005    Chernobyl NPP transferred to Ministry of Ukraine in Emergencies control.
9 December 2010    Ministry reorganised and name simplified to Ministry of Emergencies.
24 December 2012    Ministry reorganised to create State Emergency Service.

Current Status

The aircraft of the Service are fully operational.

Future Plans

No information available.


National Insignia

National Markings of State Emergency Service Aircraft

Aircraft Serial Numbers

Serial numbers consist of a two-digit number in either blue, red, black or yellow, over the range 01 to 50.

Unit/Base Codes

Coding system not used. The significance of the different coloured serial numbers is not known.


Aircraft Designations

None – Manufacturers designations used

Current Aircraft Inventory

Aircraft Type Total
Role Origin
Antonov An-26 ‘Curl’ 3 3 Transport USSR
Antonov An-30 ‘Clank’ 2 2 Transport USSR
Antonov An-32 ‘Cline’ 4 4 Transport USSR
Eurocopter EC145 2 2 Utility Germany
Kamov Ka-226 1 1 Utility Russia
Mil Mi-8 Hip 13 10 Utility USSR

All-Time Aircraft Used List

Aircraft Type Quantity Service Entry Retirement Origin
Antonov An-26 ‘Curl’ 3 ? current USSR
Antonov An-30 ‘Clank’ 2 ? current USSR
Antonov An-32 ‘Cline’ 4 ? current USSR
Eurocopter EC145 2 2009 current Germany
Kamov Ka-226 1 2009 current Russia
Mil Mi-8 ‘Hip’ 13 ? current USSR

Aircraft NOT Used

No false reports known.

Aircraft Losses and Incidents

None known.


Main Headquarters

State Emergency Service of Ukraine, 55 Honchar Street,>

Organisational Structure

Aviation-related agencies of the Service include the State Department of Fire-Prevention Security and the State Search and Rescue Aviation Service (Ukraviaposhuk).

Current Unit Assignments

To be added

Historical Unit Assignments

To be added

All-Time Flying Units List

300 Special Aviation Squadron.

Air Bases

Current Air Bases

The main base is Nizhyn Air Base in the north of the country. It was transferred to exclusive MHC control on 22 February 1999. Other bases used include Kiev-Zhuliany and Lugansk.

All-Time Air Bases Used List

To be added.

More Information


European Air Forces Directory 2012/13 (Ian Carroll)


To be added


wikipedia: State Emergency Service of Ukraine
MNS Official Website
Antonov colour profiles

Any photographs illustrating this operator would be welcome.

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