Aeroflot Flight 191

Aeroflot Flight 191Tuesday March 5, 1963
Crashed 200 m short of the runway threshold in a dust storm. The plane broke apart and caught fire. Crew error. Attempted to land below weather minimums.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 5, 1963
LocationAshgabat, Turkmenistan
Passengers43
Crew11
Fatalities12
Survivors42
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18V
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-75765
Flight Origin Krasnovodsk
Flight Destination Ashgabat
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18V
1963