- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 18, 1935
Time: 00:45
Location: Near Moscow, Russia
Operator: Gor'ky Eskadril'ya
Flight #: ?
Route: Demonstration
AC Type: Tupolev ANT-20 / I-5
Registration: CCCP-I20
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 50   (passengers:37  crew:13)
Fatalities: 50   (passengers:37  crew:13)
Ground: 2
Summary: Midair collision with an I-5 fighter at 2,300 ft. The fighter was performing aerobatics trying to loop around the Tupolev. The plane crashed into a residental neighborhood and was on its maiden flight. The plane was nicknamed "Maxim Gorky." Pilot error. Forty-nine killed on the Tupolev, one on the I-5
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