- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 10, 1971
Time: 20:17
Location: Moscow, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 773
Route: Moscow - Simferopol
AC Type: Tupolev TU-104B
Registration: CCCP-42490
cn / ln: 021603
Aboard: 25   (passengers:18  crew:7)
Fatalities: 25   (passengers:18  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airplane was climbing through an altitude of 1,200 m after takeoff when an explosion occurred. A TNT explosive device had been placed between the cabin wall and a passenger seat in the rear of the cabin The blast destroyed the flight controls. The airplane rolled to the right and descended until it collided with the ground.
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