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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Datum:Dienstag 8 März 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-154B-2
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-85413
Werknummer: 80A-413
Baujahr: 1980
Betriebsstunden:11411
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:4669
Triebwerk: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 76
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 84
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kurgan Airport (KRO/USUU), Russland
Flug nach:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Russland
Flugnummer:SU3739
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was hijacked by family (11 people) from Irkutsk who demanded to be flown to London. A landing at Leningrad was made to refuel. While on the ground the aircraft was stormed by Russian troops. Explosions followed, causing severe damage to the tail of the aircraft. Five of the hijackers were killed, along with 3 passengers and a stewardess.

Informationsquelle:
» Soviet Transports
» Volkskrant
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1988 / U.S. Department of Transport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security


Fotos

photo of Tupolev-Tu-154B-2-CCCP-85413
accident date: 08-03-1988
type: Tupolev Tu-154B-2
registration: CCCP-85413
 

Map
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 Kurgan Airport to Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport as the crow flies is 2104 km (1315 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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