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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165414
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GRXC
MSN: 1677
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:100 km W of Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE) -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE)
Destination airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Air France flight AF-1645 from Moscow to Paris was involved in in near midair collision over Russia.
The Airbus A319 took off from runway 25L at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport at 15:03 hours local time.
The flight climbed on a westerly heading. About 15:16, while climbing through an altitude of 8000 m, a large Tupolev Tu-95 four-engine turboprop strategic bomber descended of the A319, passing overhead at a separation of about 100 m.
At the time, the Air France flight was being handed over to another air traffic controller, according to Russian media.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

11 Jun 2009 F-GRXC Air France 0 Belgrade min
8 Aug 2011 F-GRXC Air France 0 Casablanca-Mohammed V Airport (GMMN) non


Photo of F-GRXC courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
8 October 2021; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Flight track of AF-1645 up to the point were it passed 8000 m. (Flightradar24)

Revision history:

11-Apr-2014 18:38 harro Added

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