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Last updated: 20 September 2021
Fecha:miércoles 1 abril 1970
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24B
Operador:Aeroflot, West Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-47751
Numéro de série: 79901204
Año de Construcción: 1967
Horas Totales de la Célula:3975
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 40 / Ocupantes: 40
Total:Fatalidades: 45 / Ocupantes: 45
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:20 km (12.5 milles) SE of Toguchin, Novosibirsk region (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport (OVB/UNNN), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Krasnoyarsk Airport (KJA/UNKL), Rusia
Número de Vuelo:1661
An Antonov 24B operated by Aeroflot was destroyed when it crashed near Toguchin, Novosibirsk Region, Russia. All 40 passengers and five crew members were killed in the accident.
Aeroflot flight 1661 took off from Novosibirsk (OVB) at 03:42 on a domestic flight to Krasnoyarsk (KJA). At 04:07, at an altitude of 5400 metres, the airplane collided with a radiosonde weather balloon of the Hydrometeorological Service. The nose section of the plane was severed and the An-24 entered an uncontrolled descent. At an altitude of 2000 metres the airplane started to disintegrate. Parts of the aircraft caught fire and fell on farm land.
A youth ice hockey team, flying to a game in the Golden Puck tournament, died in the crash.

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Distance from Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport to Krasnoyarsk Airport as the crow flies is 626 km (392 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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