- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 17, 1958
Time: 21:30
Location: Near Kanash, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: ?
Route: Peking - Moscow
AC Type: Tupolev TU-104A
Registration: CCCP-42362
cn / ln: 86601002
Aboard: 80   (passengers:71  crew:9)
Fatalities: 80   (passengers:71  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The 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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