Descripción del Accidente ASN 19 MAY 1978 Tupolev Tu-154B CCCP-85169 - Maksatiha, Tver region
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Fecha:viernes 19 mayo 1978
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B
Operador:Aeroflot / Azerbaijan
Registración: CCCP-85169
Numéro de série: 76A169
Año de Construcción: 1976
Horas Totales de la Célula:3308
Motores: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 126
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 134
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) SE of Maksatiha, Tver region (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Azerbaiyán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
Número de Vuelo:6709
En route from Baku to Leningrad, the flight engineer accidentally disconnected the automatic transferring of fuel of the sump tank. When the sump tank became empty, all three engines stopped. The plane crash-landed near Maksatiha, Tver region.

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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 Baku-Bina International Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 2532 km (1582 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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