Aeroflot Flight 1491

Aeroflot Flight 1491Thursday May 18, 1972
Structural failure and separation of both wings due to a fatigue crack in the center wing section.

Crash Details

DateThursday May 18, 1972
LocationNear Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR
Passengers115
Crew7
Fatalities122
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAntonov AN-10A
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-11215
Flight OriginMoscow
Flight Destination : Kharkov
Near Kharkov, Ukraine, USSR
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-10A
1972