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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 7 October 2015
Fecha:martes 21 septiembre 1993
Tipo:Tupolev 134A
Operador:Transair Georgia
Registración: 65893
Numéro de série: 5340120
Año de Construcción: 1975
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 22 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 27 / Ocupantes: 27
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI) (   Georgia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI/UGSS), Georgia
The Tupolev was fired at with a heat seeking "Strela-2" shoulder-fired SAM by Abkhazi separatist forces, using a patrol boat. The aircraft lost control and crashed into the sea from a height of 300m.

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Distance from Adler/Sochi Airport to Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport as the crow flies is 113 km (71 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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