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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:martes 24 agosto 2004
Hora:22:53
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev 154B-2
Operador:Sibir Airlines
Registración: RA-85556
Numéro de série: 82A-556
Año de Construcción: 1982
Horas Totales de la Célula:30751
Motores: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 38 / Ocupantes: 38
Total:Fatalidades: 46 / Ocupantes: 46
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) de Gluboki (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME/UUDD), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Adler/Sochi Airport (AER/URSS), Rusia
Número de Vuelo:1047
Descripción:
Flight 1047 departed Moscow about 22:40 for a flight to Sochi. It crashed almost simultaneously with a Volga-Aviaexpress Tupolev 134 which had also departed Domodedovo earlier that night. Investigations revealed traces of Hexogen, a highly sophisticated explosive also known as RDX in the wreckage. It appeared that the explosives had been carried aboard by a female passenger. Two female suicide bombers arrived at Moscow at 19:45 on the same day on a flight from Makhachkala in the company of another two Chechens. They had taken aside on arrival and were handed to a police captain in charge of antiterrorist precautions, but they were released without apparently having been searched. Both women then bought tickets on the Sibir flight to Sochi and the Volga-Aviaexpress to Volgograd from a black-market peddler. After bribing a Sibir Airlines employee in charge of check-in and boarding one of the women was able to bypass security and get on board the Tupolev 154.

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Distance from Moskva-Domodedovo Airport to Adler/Sochi Airport as the crow flies is 1328 km (830 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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