Aeroflot Flight 245

Aeroflot Flight 245Sunday December 17, 1961
The plane made an unconcrolled dive and crashed into a snow covered field. The flight engineer inadvertently caused the flaps to be selected to 40 degrees.

Crash Details

DateSunday December 17, 1961
LocationNear Chebotovka, Russia
Passengers50
Crew9
Fatalities59
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18B
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-75654
Flight OriginMoscow
Flight Destination Adler
Near Chebotovka, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18B
1961