Airplane Crash - Near Kanash, Russia 10/17/1958

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Kanash, Russia


Date10/17/1958
LocationNear Kanash, Russia
OperatorAeroflot
RoutePeking - Moscow
TypeTupolev TU-104A
RegistrationCCCP-42362
Aboard80
Fatalities80
Ground0
SummaryThe plane was on a flight from Peking to Moscow at FL330 when it went out of control. The aircraft experienced extreme turbulence during a climb, stalled and plunged to earth and burned. The captain described everything as it happened as he attempted to recover from the uncontrolled descent, ending the radio transmission with a farewell.

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