- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: August 11, 1979
Time: 13:35
Location: Near Volgograd, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot / Aeroflot
Flight #: 7880/7628
Route: Tashkent - Donetsk - Minsk /Chelyabinsk to Kishinev
AC Type: Tupolev TU-134A / Tupolev Tu-134A
Registration: 65735/65816
cn / ln: 2351516 / 05040
Aboard: 178   (passengers:155  crew:13)
Fatalities: 178   (passengers:155  crew:13)
Ground: 0
Summary: Midair collision at 27,200 ft. Separation error by air traffic controller. Eight-four killed on the 65735 and 94 on the 65816. Fourteen players and 3 staff members of the Russian soccer team, Pakhtakor Tashkent were killed.
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