- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 09, 1976
Time: 13:51
Location: Off Adler, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot / Aeroflot
Flight #: 7957 /31
Route: Donetsk - Sochi /Rostov na Donu - Kerch
AC Type: Antonov AN-24 / Yakovlev Yak-40
Registration: CCCP46518/87772
cn / ln: 37308504 / 9030713
Aboard: 64   (passengers:55  crew:9)
Fatalities: 64   (passengers:55  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: Midair collision at FL187. ATC error. Forty-six deaths on the Antonov, 18 on the Yak. Violation of separation rules. Contributing causes were insufficient visual alertness on the part of both crews and a lack of situation analysis based on air/ground radio communications.
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