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Last updated: 25 November 2020
Fecha:xx AGO 1962
Tipo:Tupolev Tu-114D
Operador:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-76479
Numéro de série: 628445
Año de Construcción: 1962
Motores: 4 Kuznetsov NK-12MV
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO) (   Rusia)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:-
Aeropuerto de Llegada:-
The Tu-114 was severely damaged when the nose gear suddenly retracted during maintenance at ATB Vnukovo in mid August 1962. A junior engineer was working on the electronics of this aircraft and somehow managed to by-pass the protection mechanism preventing from the gear going up while on the ground.


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