ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-18B CCCP-75672 Bogoroditsk, Tula region
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Date:Thursday 22 June 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-18B
Operator:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-75672
MSN: 189000901
First flight: 1959
Total airframe hrs:2300
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 89
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 97
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Bogoroditsk, Tula region (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Destination airport:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Russia
The Il-18 was en route at a height of 6100 m when the generator of engine no. 3 failed. Debris punctured an oil line. A fire erupted but the fire extinguishing system failed. The crew carried out an emergency descent and decided to make a belly landing in a field.

Inflight fire
Forced landing outside airport

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Distance from Moskva-Vnukovo Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport as the crow flies is 1354 km (846 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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