Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 22 July 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 23 September 1993
Type:Tupolev 134A
Operator:Transair Georgia
Registration: CCCP-65001
C/n / msn: 42235
First flight: 1975
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI) (   Georgia) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport (SUI/UGSS), Georgia
Destination airport:Tbilisi-Novo Alexeyevka Airport (TBS/UGGG), Georgia
Narrative:
Passengers were boarding the aircraft when it was struck by mortar or artillery fire from Abkhazian rebels. The Tupolev caught fire and burned out.

Classification:

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Scramble 172


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Distance from Sukhumi-Babusheri Airport to Tbilisi-Novo Alexeyevka Airport as the crow flies is 340 km (213 miles).

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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