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Last updated: 22 October 2017
Datum:vrijdag 14 januari 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev 134
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Tupolev Design Bureau
Registratie: CCCP-45076
Constructienummer: 0001
Bouwjaar: 1964
Motoren: 2 Soloviev D-20
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Chkalovsky (   Rusland)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
CCCP-45076, the second Tupolev 134 prototype crashed whilst on trials with the air force scientific test institute NII VVS.
During a test flight the pilot had turned the rudder some twenty-five degrees without reducing speed. The aircraft turned sharply, entered a dive and crashed.

» Soviet Transports
» Tupolev: The Man and His Aircraft / Andrei Kandalov, Paul Duffy , 1996 (ISBN 1560918993)

After the accident the Tupolev added a limiter on the rudder control. At speed, the maximum rudder deflection was now five degrees.


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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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