Aeroflot

Aeroflot Sunday December 23, 1973
Crashed after takeoff. Engine failure. A defective turbine blade failed resulting in violent vibration of the engine and rupturing of a fuel line and causing an in-flight fire.

Crash Details

DateSunday December 23, 1973
LocationLvov, Ukraine, USSR
Passengers11
Crew6
Fatalities17
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-124
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-45004
Flight OriginLions
Flight Destination Kiev
Lvov, Ukraine, USSR
Aeroflot
Tupolev TU-124
1973