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Last updated: 22 March 2019
Date:Thursday 9 February 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B-2
Registration: YR-TPJ
C/n / msn: 80A-408
First flight: 1980
Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP) (   Romania)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Romania
Destination airport:?
Crashed following an engine failure.

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YR-TPJ was leased to Guyana Airways from April 1985 until January 1986 when it was returned to Tarom
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