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Aeroflot Flight 6833

Aeroflot Flight 6833, en route from Tbilisi, Georgian SSR, to Leningrad, Russian SFSR, with an intermediate stop in Batumi, was the scene of an attempted aircraft hijacking by seven young Georgians on 18-19 November 1983. The crisis ended with a storming of the Tu-134A airliner by Soviet special forces that resulted in eight dead. The surviving hijackers were subsequently tried and executed. Incident On 18 November 1983, seven young people, all sons of Georgian intellectual élite families – attempted to flee the Soviet Union by hijacking an airliner of the state-run Aeroflot company....

Aeroflot Flight 593

Aeroflot Flight 593 was a Moscow–Hong Kong passenger service operated by AeroflotRussian International Airlines flown with an Airbus A310-300 that crashed into a hillside of the Kuznetsk Alatau mountain range, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia, on 23 March 1994. There were no survivors. No evidence of technical malfunction was found. Cockpit voice and flight data recorders revealed the presence of the pilot's daughter and son on the flight deck. The children apparently had unknowingly disabled the A310 autopilot's control of the aircraft's ailerons while seated at the controls....

1963 Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 Neva river ditching

The 1963 Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-124 Neva river ditching was a water landing that occurred in the Soviet Union in 1963. A Tupolev Tu-124 of Soviet state airline Aeroflot (Moscow division) took off from Tallinn-Ülemiste Airport (TLL) at 08:55 on 21 August 1963 with 45 passengers and 7 crew on board. The aircraft (registration number SSSR-45021) was built in 1962 and was scheduled to fly to Moscow-Vnukovo (VKO) under the command of 27 year-old captain Victor Mostovoy. After liftoff it appeared the nose gear undercarriage did not retract....

Aeroflot Flight 331

Aeroflot Flight 331, refers to an Ilyushin Il-62M, registration CCCP-86614, that was operated by the International Civil Aviation Directorate of Aeroflot as an international scheduled Moscow–Frankfurt–Lisbon–Havana passenger service, and crashed approximately away from José Martí International Airport, Havana, Cuba, on after it hit power lines on its final approach to the airport in poor weather. It was disclosed the aircraft was attempting an emergency landing, having one of its engines on fire....

Aeroflot Flight 411

Aeroflot Flight 411 was a four-engined Ilyushin Il-62 that was departing Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow on a flight to Senegal when it crashed and was destroyed by fire shortly after take-off. The flightcrew had engine fire warning illuminated shortly after take-off and the pilot shut down two engines and tried to return to Sheremetyevo Airport. While trying to return to the airport on two engines, the pilots lost control of the Il-62 which crashed into a field and burnt out. It was reported that the fire warnings were false....

Aeroflot Flight 8381

Aeroflot Flight 8381 was the designation on a scheduled flight of a two-engined Tupolev Tu-134 which departed Tallinn Airport in Estonia, at 10:38 am on 3 May 1985, for Chişinău in Moldova, making a stopover at Lviv, Ukraine. While descending to Lviv in overcast weather, it collided at 12:13 with a Soviet Air Force Antonov An-26 (callsign SSSR-26492) which had just taken off from Lviv. The collision occurred at an altitude of 13,000 feet (flight level 130)....

Aeroflot Flight 7425

Aeroflot Flight 7425 refers to a Tupolev Tu-154B-2, registration CCCP-85311, that was operating a domestic scheduled Tashkent–Karshi–Orenburg–Leningrad passenger service under the airline's Uzbekistan division, that crashed near Uchkuduk, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union, while en route its second leg. The crash killed all 200 occupants on board. Description of the accident The aircraft was covering the second leg of the flight, cruising at an altitude of with an airspeed of only, close to stalling speed for that altitude....

Aeroflot Flight 821

Aeroflot Flight 821, operated by Aeroflot-Nord in a service agreement with Aeroflot and as its subsidiary, crashed on approach to Perm Airport on 14 September 2008 at 5:10 local time (UTC+06). All 82 passengers and 6 crew members were killed. A section of the Trans-Siberian Railway was damaged by the crash. Flight 821 is the most deadly accident involving a Boeing 737-500 to date, surpassing the 1993 crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 733....

Aeroflot Flight 3352

Aeroflot Flight 3352 was a Tupolev Tu-154 airline flight on a domestic route from Krasnodar to Novosibirsk, with an intermediate landing in Omsk. While landing at Omsk Airport on Thursday, October 11, 1984, the aircraft crashed into maintenance vehicles on the runway, killing 174 people on board and 4 on the ground. While a chain of mistakes in airport operations contributed to the accident, its major cause was an air traffic controller falling asleep on duty. As of 2013, this remains the deadliest aviation accident in Russian territory....

Aeroflot Flight 418

Aeroflot Flight 418 refers to a Tupolev Tu-154A, registration CCCP-85102, that was operating the first leg of an international scheduled Luanda–Malabo–Kinshasa–Tripoli–Moscow passenger service under the airline's International Civil Aviation Directorate, and crashed on . Description The aircraft was en route from Quatro de Fevereiro Airport to Malabo International Airport, when it struck a mountain high at Bioko, Equatorial Guinea....

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