Aeroflot / Kazakhstan Flight 101

Aeroflot / Kazakhstan Flight 101Sunday January 3, 1965
During the approach the weather was below minima, but the crew was not aware of this. The plane deviated off course and the controller instructed the crew to execute a go-around but the captain continued the approach. The airplane struck the ground 75m short and to the right of the runway, crossed a ditch and struck trees.

Crash Details

DateSunday January 3, 1965
LocationAlma-Ata, Kazakhstan
Passengers95
Crew8
Fatalities64
Survivors39
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18B
OperatorAeroflot / Kazakhstan
RegistrationCCCP-75685
Flight OriginSemipalatinsk
Flight Destination Alma
Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan
Aeroflot / Kazakhstan
Ilyushin IL-18B
1965