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Last updated: 28 October 2020
Fecha:domingo 17 diciembre 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-18B
Operador:Aeroflot, Moscow Transport Aviation Administration (MUTA
Registración: CCCP-75654
Numéro de série: 188000503
Año de Construcción: 1958
Horas Totales de la Célula:2722
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 50 / Ocupantes: 50
Total:Fatalidades: 59 / Ocupantes: 59
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) E of Chebotovka village, Tarasovka district, Rostov region (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Rusia
Número de Vuelo: 245
An Ilyushin 18B passenger plane, CCCP-75654, was destroyed in an accident near Chebotovka village, Tarasovka district, Rostov region in Russia. All fifty passengers and nine crew members were killed.
Aeroflot Flight 245 had departed Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO) at 14:34 on a domestic flight to Adler/Sochi Airport (AER). Cruising altitude was 8000 metres. At 16:00 the flight engineer inadvertently caused the flaps to be selected to 40 degrees down. The flap lever was not protected against accidental actuation.
The aircraft entered an uncontrollable dive and crashed with a pitch of 107 degrees on a snow-covered field

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Distance from Moskva-Vnukovo Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport as the crow flies is 1354 km (846 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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