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Accident description
Last updated: 4 October 2015
Date:Monday 20 October 1986
Type:Tupolev 134A
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-65766
C/n / msn: 62327
First flight: 1979
Total airframe hrs:16154
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 66 / Occupants: 85
Total:Fatalities: 70 / Occupants: 92
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kuybyshev Airport (KUF) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ekaterinburg-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:Kuybyshev Airport (KUF/UWWW), Russia
A 'blind' approach was flown, but the Tupolev descended too low and landed hard at 4,8g. The aircraft left the runway, broke up and caught fire.

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Distance from Ekaterinburg-Koltsovo Airport to Kuybyshev Airport as the crow flies is 759 km (475 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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