ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-104A CCCP-42327 Irkutsk Airport (IKT)
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Date:Monday 9 February 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic t104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-104A
Operator:Aeroflot, West Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-42327
MSN: 66600201
First flight: 1956
Total airframe hrs:22069
Engines: 2 Mikulin AM-3M
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Passengers:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 105
Total:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 115
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Irkutsk Airport (IKT) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Irkutsk Airport (IKT/UIII), Russia
Destination airport:Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport (OVB/UNNN), Russia
The Tupolev 104 suddenly banked to the right about 20° when climbing through 30 m on takeoff. The airplane began to descend with an increasing roll, striking the ground 129 m to the right and 180 m from the south-eastern end of the runway at a right bank angle of 70°.

Loss of control

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Distance from Irkutsk Airport to Novosibirsk-Tolmachevo Airport as the crow flies is 1448 km (905 miles).

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
  • 31st loss
  • 19th fatal accident
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