ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-124V CCCP-45083 Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport
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Date:Thursday 29 January 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic t124 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-124V
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-45083
MSN: 5351706
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:7425
Engines: 2 Soloviev D-20P
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 32
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 38
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:29 km (18.1 mls) from Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russia
Destination airport:Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport, Russia
Flightnumber: 145
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.

Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

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Distance from Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport to Murmansk-Kilpyavr Airport as the crow flies is 1031 km (644 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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