Aeroflot Flight 302

Aeroflot Flight 302Wednesday February 16, 1966
Approximately 1 hour into a flight, the plane's right engine failed and a fire erupted which could not be extinguished. The crew attempted to divert to Pechora but did not make it. The engine fell off, te plane rolled to the left and the plane crashed into a forest.

Crash Details

DateWednesday February 16, 1966
LocationNear Pechora, Russia
Passengers28
Crew7
Fatalities35
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18M
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-52058
Flight Origin Vorkuta
Flight Destination Syktyvkar
Near Pechora, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18M
1966