Aeroflot Flight 558

Aeroflot Flight 558Thursday August 31, 1972
The aircraft crashed, trailing heavy smoke. Fire caused by spontaneous ignition of passenger baggage.

Crash Details

DateThursday August 31, 1972
LocationNear Magnitogorsk, Russia
Passengers93
Crew9
Fatalities102
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-74298
Flight OriginKaraganda
Flight Destination Moscow
Near Magnitogorsk, Russia
Aeroflot
Ilyushin IL-18
1972