Aeroflot Flight 1912

Aeroflot Flight 1912Sunday July 25, 1971
While landing at Irkutsk Airport the aircraft landed short of the runway after an excessive rate of sink. The left wing separated and the plane burst into flames. Procedural errors by the crew.

Crash Details

DateSunday July 25, 1971
LocationNear Irkutsk, Russia
Passengers118
Crew8
Fatalities97
Survivors29
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-104B
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-42405
Flight OriginNovosibirsk
Flight Destination Irkutsk
Near Irkutsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104B
1971