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An Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-104B similar to the aircraft involved
|Date||30 September 1973|
|Summary||Spatial disorientation after electrical failure|
|Site||10 km southwest of Koltsovo Airport|
|Aircraft type||Tupolev Tu-104|
|Flight origin||Koltsovo Airport|
|1st stopover||Omsk Tsentralny Airport|
|2nd stopover||Tolmachevo Airport|
|3rd stopover||Kadala Airport|
|Last stopover||Khabarovsk Novy Airport|
Aeroflot Flight 3932 was a flight operated by Aeroflot from Koltsovo Airport, Sverdlovsk to Omsk Tsentralny Airport, Soviet Union. On 30 September 1973 the Tupolev Tu-104 operating the route crashed shortly after takeoff from Sverdlovsk, killing all 108 passengers and crew on board.
The aircraft crashed due to incorrect indications by the main artificial horizon and the compass system, caused by a failure of the electrical supply, resulting in spatial disorientation of the pilots. The aircraft crashed approximately five miles from Koltsovo Airport.
Aeroflot Flight 964, also a Tupolev Tu-104, which crashed just two weeks after Flight 3932 experiencing similar electrical failures.
Aeroflot Flight 2415, another Tupolev Tu-104, crashed after takeoff experiencing similar equipment failure.
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