Accident description
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 20 November 1990
Type:Tupolev 154B-1
Operator:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registration: CCCP-85268
C/n / msn: 78A-268
First flight: 1978
Total airframe hrs:23472
Cycles:10227
Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 171
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kutaisi Airport (KUT) (   Georgia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Kutaisi Airport (KUT), Georgia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Tupolev failed to rotate on takeoff because the airplane was overloaded and a CofG which was too far forward. The captain aborted the takeoff, but the plane could not be stopped on the remaining runway length. It overran the runway by 781 m and was considered damaged beyond repair.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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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