Accident description
Last updated: 17 April 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 29 January 1970
Time:19:27
Type:Tupolev 124V
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-45083
C/n / msn: 5351706
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:7425
Cycles:5854
Engines: 2 Soloviev D-20P
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 32
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:29 km (18.1 mls) from Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport (   Russia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Destination airport:Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport, Russia
Flightnumber: 145
Narrative:
The Tu-124 was on approach to Murmanks (MMK) when it flew into the side of a hill. The airplane slid down the snow-covered slope. Five occupants died on impact, six others died due to the low temperatures while they were awaiting rescue workers.

Events:

Sources:
» airdisaster.ru
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport to Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport as the crow flies is 1031 km (644 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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