Aeroflot

Aeroflot Wednesday August 21, 1963
After the landing gear did not retract after takeoff the flight was diverted to Leningrad because of fog. After circling for a long time the plane began to lose it's engines because of fuel starvation and a ditch was carried out in River Neva.

Crash Details

DateWednesday August 21, 1963
LocationNear Leningrad , Russia
Passengers45
Crew7
Fatalities0
Survivors52
Aircraft TypeTupolev Tu-124
OperatorAeroflot
RegistrationCCCP-45021
Flight OriginTallinn
Flight Destination Moscow
Near Leningrad , Russia
Aeroflot
Tupolev Tu-124
1963