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Last updated: 23 September 2019
Date:Monday 17 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134
Operator:GosNII GA
Registration: CCCP-65607
C/n / msn: 6350104
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russia
The Tupolev ditched in Moscow Channel after both engines flamed out on final approach. The crew had forgotten to switch on the fuel transfer pumps in time. The aircraft was salvaged but declared a write-off and used as rescue trainer until it was broken up circa 2001.


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