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Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:Friday 16 August 1963
Type:Tupolev Tu-104A
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-LDB
C/n / msn: 76600601
First flight: 1957
Engines: 2 Mikulin AM-3M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mumbai-Santa Cruz Airport (BOM) (   India)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Caught fire during refueling operation. One stewardess was injured after jumping from the burning plane.
The aircraft completely burned out within an hour.

Classification:
Fire during refuelling
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» The Indian Express 17 August 1963, p7
» Soviet Transports


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photo of Tupolev-Tu-104A-OK-LDB
accident date: 16-08-1963
type: Tupolev Tu-104A
registration: OK-LDB
 
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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