ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-134 CCCP-65604 Murmansk Airport (MMK)
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Date:Saturday 8 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-65604
MSN: 6350101
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:5867
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Murmansk Airport (MMK) (   Russia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Murmansk Airport (MMK/ULMM), Russia
Destination airport:?
A Tu-134 was loaded at Murmansk Airport when a suitcase containing a bleaching agent was dropped in the rear luggage compartment with such a force that the bleaching agent was set free and a fire broke out. The aircraft burned out.

Cargo fire/smoke
Damaged on the ground



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