Aeroflot / Aeroflot Flight 7880/7628

Aeroflot / Aeroflot Flight 7880/7628Saturday August 11, 1979
Midair collision at 27,200 ft. Separation error by air traffic controller. Eight-four killed on the 65735 and 94 on the 65816. Fourteen players and 3 staff members of the Russian soccer team, Pakhtakor Tashkent were killed.

Crash Details

DateSaturday August 11, 1979
LocationNear Volgograd, Russia
Passengers155
Crew13
Fatalities178
Survivors-10
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-134A / Tupolev Tu-134A
OperatorAeroflot / Aeroflot
Registration65735/65816
Flight OriginTashkent
Flight Destination Donetsk
Near Volgograd, Russia
Aeroflot / Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-134A / Tupolev Tu-134A
1979