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Last updated: 18 October 2019
Datum:Mittwoch 29 August 1979
Flugzeugtyp:Tupolew Tu-124V
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-45038
Werknummer: 3351003
Baujahr: 1963
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:18369
Triebwerk: 2 Soloviev D-20P
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 58 / Insassen: 58
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 63 / Insassen: 63
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Kirsanov (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kiev-Borispol Airport (KBP/UKBB), Ukraine
Flug nach:Kazan Airport (KZN/UWKD), Russland
The Tu-124, on a flight from Odessa to Kazan via Kiev, departed Borispol Airport at 23:21 and climbed to FL270. At almost one hour into the flight the plane lost control and entered a spin. At an altitude of 3000 meters the airplane disintegrated due to overstress, causing the debris to be scattered over a large area.
Reportedly, an inadvertent flap extension had caused the plane to lose control.

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After this accident, the Tu-124 as a type was decommissioned on passenger flights.


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Distance from Kiev-Borispol Airport to Kazan Airport as the crow flies is 1348 km (842 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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