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Last updated: 21 February 2019
Date:Thursday 23 September 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B-2
Operator:Orbi Georgian Airways
Registration: 85359
C/n / msn: 79A359
First flight:
Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI) (   Georgia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Reportedly damaged beyond repair at Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI) during mortar or artillery fire.

Destroyed on ground

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