- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 31, 1972
Time: 10:19
Location: Near Magnitogorsk, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 558
Route: Karaganda - Moscow
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-18
Registration: CCCP-74298
cn / ln: 182004505
Aboard: 102   (passengers:93  crew:9)
Fatalities: 102   (passengers:93  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed, trailing heavy smoke. Fire caused by spontaneous ignition of passenger baggage.
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