Aeroflot Flight 55

Aeroflot Flight 55Monday September 1, 1969
The plane crashed into a hillside 24 km from the airport in poor weather while on approach. Failure of the crew to reduce speed and approach in weather worse than the specified minimum.

Crash Details

DateMonday September 1, 1969
LocationCross Bay, Russia
Passengers22
Crew5
Fatalities22
Survivors5
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-14P
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-61731
Flight OriginAnadyr
Flight Destination Cross Bay
Cross Bay, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-14P
1969