Airplane Crash - Near Adler, Russia 06/28/1962

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Adler, Russia


Date06/28/1962
LocationNear Adler, Russia
OperatorAeroflot
RouteLvov - Sochi
TypeAntonov AN-10A
RegistrationCCCP11186
Aboard81
Fatalities81
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed into a mountain during an approach to Adler Airport. The accident was caused by a change in approach patterns to the airport on the part of controllers without approval from aviation authorities. Lack of training by the carrier for flights into mountainous regions.

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