Accident Tupolev Tu-134A CCCP-65129,
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Date:Tuesday 30 August 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tupolev Tu-134A
Owner/operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-65129
MSN: 60630
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:9976 hours
Cycles:6515 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 90 / Occupants: 90
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:36 km SW of Alma-Ata Airport (ALA) -   Kazakhstan
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Chelyabinsk Airport (CEK/USCC)
Destination airport:Alma-Ata Airport (ALA/UAAA)
Tupolev Tu-134 CCCP-65129 operated on a flight from Kazan to Alma-Ata via Chelyabinsk. Approaching Alma-Ata, the Tu-134 descended prematurely over mountainous terrain. The GPWS alarm sounded for 23 seconds before the crew took action by initiating a climbing left turn. Two seconds later the airplane collided with the slope of Dolan Mountain at an altitude of 690 m above airfield elevation, which is 1365 m above sea level.


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