- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 12, 1942
Time: ?
Location: Near Tashkent, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: ?
Route: Shardzhev - Tashkent
AC Type: Tupolev A.N.T. 20bis
Registration: SSSR-L-760
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 36   (passengers:30  crew:6)
Fatalities: 36   (passengers:30  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: While attempting to land, the attitude of the plane became almost vertical after which it dove into the ground and exploded. It was reported that after the captain left his seat a passenger disengaged the autopilot con assumed control of the plane.
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