Date: January 13, 1977
Time: 18:14
Location: Near Alma Ata, Kazakastan, USSR
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: 3843
Route: Novosibirsk - Alma Ata
AC Type: Tupolev TU-104A
Registration: CCCP-42369
cn / ln: 86601203
Aboard: 96   (passengers:90  crew:6)
Fatalities: 96   (passengers:90  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft was preparing to land when it was informed by the tower that its left engine was on fire. Shortly thereafter, the plane exploded and crashed 2 miles short of the runway.

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