Aeroflot Flight SU-065

Aeroflot Flight SU-065Thursday February 17, 1966
While taking off, the aircraft struck a snow drift with the left main landing gear. The pilot banked the plane to the right, causing the No..3 propeller to strike the runway. The airplane crashed and caught fire. The runway was not entirely cleared and the visibility was poor.

Crash Details

DateThursday February 17, 1966
LocationMoscow, Russia
Passengers47
Crew19
Fatalities21
Survivors45
Aircraft TypeTupolev Tu-114D
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-76491
Flight OriginMoscow
Flight Destination Conakry
Moscow, Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev Tu-114D
1966