ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 17368
Last updated: 26 October 2014
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Date:11-MAY-1953
Time:
Type:Tupolev Tu-95/1
Owner/operator:Tupolev OKB
Registration:
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Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Noginsk -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
The first prototype of the Tu-95 crashed on its 17th test flight.
An engine fell off the wing following a fire. Nine occupants parachuted to safety but three died. This was the second prototype of the Tu-95 strategic bomber plane.

Sources:
Tupolev: The Man and His Aircraft / Andrei Kandalov, Paul Duffy , 1996 (ISBN 1560918993)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Apr-2008 11:11 harro Added
09-Apr-2008 11:37 Michael Roch Updated
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