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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:viernes 7 diciembre 1973
Tipo:Tupolev Tu-104B
Operador:Aeroflot / Georgia
Registración: CCCP-42503
Numéro de série: 021901
Año de Construcción: 1960
Horas Totales de la Célula:18300
Motores: 2 Mikulin AM-3M-500
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 11 / Ocupantes: 68
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 75
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME) (   Rusia)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 179 m (587 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV/URMM), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME/UUDD), Rusia
Número de Vuelo: 964
A Tupolev 104B passenger plane, operated by Aeroflot's Georgia division was destroyed in a landing accident at Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME), Russia. There were 68 passengers and seven crew members on board. Eleven passengers and five crew members died in the accident.
Flight 964 took off from Kutaisi Airport (KUT), Georgia at 15:41, bound for Moskva-Domodedovo Airport (DME). Because of poor weather at Moscow, the flight diverted to Mineralnye Vody Airport (MRV) were it landed at 18:37. When the weather had improved, the flight took off at 20:43, again bound for Moscow.
The flight was vectored for the approach to Domodedovo. During the approach the airplane was at first 100 m to the right of the localizer. This was overcorrected with the airplane being 60 m to the left of the localizer. The airplane approached the runway with a 10-15 degree bank to the right. Shortly before touchdown the movement to the right had to be arrested and the crew banked aggressively to the left at a 30-45 degree bank. The wing touched ground and the airplane touched down hard. It slid off the runway into the snow and caught fire.

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Distance from Mineralnye Vody Airport to Moskva-Domodedovo Airport as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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Tupolev Tu-104

  • 207 built
  • 28th loss
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  • 11th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 16th worst accident (actualmente)
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