Aeroflot Flight 1802

Aeroflot Flight 1802Saturday May 15, 1976
After entering the wake turbulence of a MiG fighter plane, the rudder deflected sharply and both propellers feathered causing the plane to go into a spin and crash.

Crash Details

DateSaturday May 15, 1976
LocationChernigov, Ukraine, USSR
Passengers46
Crew6
Fatalities52
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAntonov AN-24
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-46534
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Chernigov, Ukraine, USSR
Aeroflot
Antonov AN-24
1976