- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 14, 2008
Time: 03:15
Location: Perm, Russia
Operator: Aeroflot
Flight #: SU821
Route: Moscow - Perm
AC Type: Boeing B-737-505
Registration: VP-BKO
cn / ln: 25792/2353
Aboard: 88   (passengers:82  crew:6)
Fatalities: 88   (passengers:82  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed into a ravine adjacent to railroad tracks and near an apartment building as it was approaching Perm for a landing. The plane was at 3,600 when contact was lost with the tower. Pilot error. The captain "lost spatial orientation" after he misread an altitude indicator on the instrument panel. The pilot was determined to be intoxicated.
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