- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: October 13, 1972
Time: 21:50
Location: Near Moscow, USSR
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 217
Route: Leningrad - Moscow
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-62
Registration: CCCP-86671
cn / ln: 70301
Aboard: 174   (passengers:164  crew:10)
Fatalities: 174   (passengers:164  crew:10)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed at the outer marker while attempting to land for the third time in poor weather conditions. Sudden incapacitation of the crew for reasons unknown. Contributing to the accident, the airport's instrument landing system was not working.
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