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Last updated: 31 August 2015
Date:Saturday 30 June 1962
Type:Tupolev 104A
Operator:Aeroflot, Far East Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-42370
C/n / msn: 86601301
First flight: 1958
Engines: 2 Mikulin AM-3M
Crew:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 76 / Occupants: 76
Total:Fatalities: 84 / Occupants: 84
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Voznesenka (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Destination airport:Omsk Airport (OMS/UNOO), Russia
Accidentally shot down by a surface-to-air missile which had gone astray during an air defence exercise in the Magansk area. The aircraft lost control and crashed in a forest near Voznesenka (Beryozovo district of Krasnoyarsk region).

Shot down from the ground
Loss of control

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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Omsk Airport as the crow flies is 2039 km (1275 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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