Accident
Last updated: 18 December 2014
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 19 febrero 1973
Hora:09:06 UTC
Tipo:Tupolev 154
Operador:Aeroflot, International Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-85023
Numéro de série: 72A-023
Año de Construcción: 1972
Horas Totales de la Célula:459
Ciclos:261
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 13
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 62 / Ocupantes: 87
Total:Fatalidades: 66 / Ocupantes: 100
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,5 km (0.3 milles) NE of Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) (   República Checa) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), República Checa
Número de Vuelo: 141
Descripción:
While on an ILS approach to runway 25, the aircraft suddenly descended below the glide slope and struck the ground nose wheel-first, 467m short of the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Owing to the high degree of destruction.and total disintegration of the aircraft in the crash and ensuing fire it was not possible to establish the precise cause of the accident. The influence of unexpected atmospheric turbulence during the aircraft's final approach cannot be entirely ruled out."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Circular 132-AN/93 (50-62)
» L+K magazine (May 2013)


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Distance from Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport to Praha-Ruzyne International Airport as the crow flies is 1658 km (1036 miles).

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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