Aeroflot Flight 415

Aeroflot Flight 415Saturday July 28, 1962
Struck a mountain while attempting to land. Changes in the approach patterns for Sochi Airport, not approved by the State aviation authorities and without informing the flight crews about it. Inadequacies of flight control and crew training in the Sochi area and training for flights in mountainous regions in general.

Crash Details

DateSaturday July 28, 1962
LocationSochi, Russia
Passengers74
Crew7
Fatalities81
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAntonov An-10A
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-11186
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Sochi, Russia
Aeroflot
Antonov An-10A
1962