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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 23 Mai 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-154B-1
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Leningrad Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-85097
Werknummer: 75A097
Baujahr: 1975
Triebwerk: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 174
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 181
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI/UGSS), Georgien
Flug nach:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russland
The Tupolev approached with a rate of descent during a rain shower and landed hard 13 m short of the runway. The right gear collapsed and the aircraft started to break up.

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Distance from Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 2008 km (1255 miles).

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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Tupolev Tu-154

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