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Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Date:Monday 17 July 1972
Time:18:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134A
Operator:GosNII GA
Registration: CCCP-65607
MSN: 6350104
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia
Narrative:
The Tupolev ditched in Moscow Channel after both engines flamed out on final approach to Sheremetyevo Airport. The crew had forgotten to switch on the fuel transfer pumps in time. The aircraft was salvaged but declared a write-off and used as rescue trainer until it was broken up circa 2001.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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