Airplane Crash - Near Irkutsk, Russia 07/25/1971

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Irkutsk, Russia


Date07/25/1971
LocationNear Irkutsk, Russia
OperatorAeroflot
RouteNovosibirsk - Irkutsk
TypeTupolev TU-104B
RegistrationCCCP-42405
Cn/In820202
Aboard126
Fatalities97
Ground0
SummaryWhile landing at Irkutsk Airport the aircraft landed short of the runway after an excessive rate of sink. The left wing separated and the plane burst into flames.

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