Aeroflot Flight 3843

Aeroflot Flight 3843Thursday January 13, 1977
The aircraft was preparing to land when it was informed by the tower that its left engine was on fire. Shortly thereafter, the plane exploded and crashed 2 miles short of the runway.

Crash Details

DateThursday January 13, 1977
LocationNear Alma Ata, Kazakastan, USSR
Passengers90
Crew6
Fatalities96
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-104A
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-42369
Flight OriginNovosibirsk
Flight Destination Alma Ata
Near Alma Ata, Kazakastan, USSR
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104A
1977