Narrative:The IL-18 passenger plane had arrived at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport following a flight from Krasnoyarsk. It was attached to the Separate Aviation Detachment number 235, a division of Aeroflot that was designated to carry the top leadership of the Communist Party and Soviet government. This division was based at Vnukovo Airport, so the plane was prepared for a night time IMC ferry flight to its base.
|Date:||Thursday 6 April 1967|
|Operator:||Aeroflot, 235 Separate Aviation Detachment|
|C/n / msn:|| 184007802|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Total airframe hrs:||2264|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20K|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2 km (1.3 mls) from Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME) (Russia)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME/UUDD), Russia|
|Destination airport:||Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia|
During the procedure turn after takeoff the airplane began to spiral and struck the ground some 2 km to the right of the runway.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Moskva-Domodedovo Airport to Moskva-Vnukovo Airport as the crow flies is 45 km (28 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.