Aeroflot Flight SU821

Aeroflot Flight SU821Sunday September 14, 2008
The aircraft crashed into a ravine adjacent to railroad tracks and near an apartment building as it was approaching Perm for a landing. The plane was at 3,600 when contact was lost with the tower. Pilot error. The captain "lost spatial orientation" after he misread an altitude indicator on the instrument panel. The pilot was determined to be intoxicated.

Crash Details

DateSunday September 14, 2008
LocationPerm, Russia
Passengers82
Crew6
Fatalities88
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-505
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationVP-BKO
Flight OriginMoscow
Flight Destination Perm
Perm, Russia
Aeroflot
Boeing B-737-505
2008