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Last updated: 29 November 2015
Datum:Samstag 12 Januar 1991
Flugzeugtyp:Tupolew 134AK-1
Fluggesellschaft:Vietnam Airlines
Kennzeichen: VN-A126
Werknummer: 60435
Baujahr: 1978
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 72
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 79
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN) (   Vietnam)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Thailand
Flug nach:Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN/VVTS), Vietnam
At 30 feet agl the Tupolev suddenly lost height and landed hard, left main gear first.
The aircraft sustained irreparable damage.

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Distance from Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport to Ho Chi Minh City-Tan Son Nhat International Airport as the crow flies is 737 km (461 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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