Aeroflot Flight 1691

Aeroflot Flight 1691Saturday March 17, 1979
The aircarft crashed in freezing rain and fog shortly after taking off. The aircraft was overloaded. The pilot had very little experience flying the aircraft type.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 17, 1979
LocationNear Moscow, Russia
Passengers113
Crew6
Fatalities58
Survivors61
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-104B
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-42444
Flight OriginMoscow
Flight Destination Odessa
Near Moscow, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104B
1979