Aeroflot Flight 411

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Aeroflot Flight 411
A Aeroflot Il-62M, smiliar to the aircraft invloved
Accident summary
Date 6 July 1982
Summary Warning system failure
Site Mendeleyevo, Moscow Oblast, Soviet Union
Passengers 82
Crew 8
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 90 (all)
Survivors 0
Aircraft type Ilyushin Il-62M
Operator Aeroflot
Registration СССР-86513

Aeroflot Flight 411 was a four-engined Ilyushin Il-62 that was departing Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow on a flight to Senegal when it crashed and was destroyed by fire shortly after take-off.[1][2]

The flightcrew had engine fire warning illuminated shortly after take-off and the pilot shut down two engines and tried to return to Sheremetyevo Airport.[1] While trying to return to the airport on two engines, the pilots lost control of the Il-62 which crashed into a field and burnt out.[1] It was reported that the fire warnings were false.[1]

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Coordinates: 56°01′39″N 37°15′30″E / 56.02750°N 37.25833°E / 56.02750; 37.25833