ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-104 CCCP-L5414 Savasleika Air Base
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Date:Wednesday 19 February 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic t104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-104
Operator:Aeroflot, LUTTs
Registration: CCCP-L5414
MSN: 6350101
First flight: 1956
Engines: 2 Mikulin AM-3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Savasleika Air Base (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
The Tu-104 was on a ferry flight to Vnukovo (VNO) when bad weather forced the crew to divert to Savasleika Air Base due to bad weather at Vnukovo. It ran out of fuel on the second approach and made a forced landing in a forest 1,500 m from the runway threshold.

Forced landing outside airport

» Soviet Transports
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf


photo of Tupolev-Tu-104-CCCP-L5414
accident date: 19-02-1958
type: Tupolev Tu-104
registration: CCCP-L5414

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 Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport to Moskva-Vnukovo Airport as the crow flies is 1445 km (903 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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