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Last updated: 20 October 2020
Date:Sunday 9 February 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-524 (WL)
Registration: VQ-BPS
C/n / msn: 28909/2960
First flight: 1997-11-12 (22 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 94
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 100
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Usinsk Airport (USK) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Destination airport:Usinsk Airport (USK/UUYS), Russia
Utair flight 595, a Boeing 737-524, suffered a main landing gear collapse after touchdown at Usinsk Airport, Russia.
The aircraft took off from Moscow's Vnukovo Airport at 06:59 UTC and landed at Usinsk about 09:20 UTC (12:20 LT).
Photos from the scene show the aircraft came to rest on the edge of and perpendicular to the runway. All occupants evacuated the aircraft safely.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap



photo of Boeing-737-524-VQ-BPS
accident date: 09-02-2020
type: Boeing 737-524 (WL)
registration: VQ-BPS

Video, social media

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
N16648 Boeing 12 November 1997 first flight
N16648 Continental Air Lines 5 December 1997 delivered
N16648 United Airlines 1 October 2010 Continental merged into United
VQ-BPS UTair Aviation 27 March 2012 delivered
VQ-BPS UTair Aviation 15 March 2017 returned to ULLI after nosegear failed to retract after takeoff

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-Vnukovo Airport to Usinsk Airport as the crow flies is 1565 km (978 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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