Aeroflot Flight 773

Aeroflot Flight 773Sunday October 10, 1971
The airplane was climbing through an altitude of 1,200 m after takeoff when an explosion occurred. A TNT explosive device had been placed between the cabin wall and a passenger seat in the rear of the cabin The blast destroyed the flight controls. The airplane rolled to the right and descended until it collided with the ground.

Crash Details

DateSunday October 10, 1971
LocationMoscow, Russia
Passengers18
Crew7
Fatalities25
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-104B
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-42490
Flight Origin Moscow
Flight Destination Simferopol
Moscow, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-104B
1971