Airplane Crash - Near Leningrad , Russia 08/21/1963

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Leningrad , Russia


Date08/21/1963
Time12:15
LocationNear Leningrad , Russia
OperatorAeroflot
RouteTallinn - Moscow
TypeTupelov Tu-124
RegistrationCCCP-45021
Cn/In2350701
Aboard52
Fatalities0
Ground0
SummaryAfter 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.

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