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Last updated: 15 May 2021
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Datum:Freitag 19 Mai 1978
Zeit:13:43
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-154B
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot / Azerbaijan
Kennzeichen: CCCP-85169
Werknummer: 76A169
Baujahr: 1976
Betriebsstunden:3308
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:1567
Triebwerk: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 126
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 134
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) SE of Maksatiha, Tver region (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Baku-Bina International Airport (BAK/UBBB), Aserbeidschan
Flug nach:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russland
Flugnummer:6709
Unfallbericht:
En route from Baku to Leningrad, the flight engineer accidentally disconnected the automatic transferring of fuel of the sump tank. When the sump tank became empty, all three engines stopped. The plane crash-landed near Maksatiha, Tver region.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Baku-Bina International Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 2532 km (1582 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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