Aeroflot Flight 36

Aeroflot Flight 36Wednesday August 17, 1960
While en route the No. 4.engine caught fire. The fire extinguishing system was ineffective and the fire spread to the wing after which the fuel tanks exploded and the plane crashed.

Crash Details

DateWednesday August 17, 1960
LocationNear Kiev, Ukraine
Passengers27
Crew7
Fatalities34
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18B
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-75705
Flight OriginCairo
Flight Destination Moscow
Near Kiev, Ukraine
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18B
1960