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Last updated: 7 December 2019
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Datum:xx AUG 1962
Type:Tupolev Tu-114D
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Aeroflot, Moscow Civil Aviation Directorate
Registratie: CCCP-76479
Constructienummer: 628445
Bouwjaar: 1962
Motoren: 4 Kuznetsov NK-12MV
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO) (   Rusland)
Fase: Geparkeerd (STD)
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Beschrijving:
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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