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Last updated: 10 August 2020
Fecha:martes 8 marzo 1988
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B-2
Operador:Aeroflot, East Siberia Civil Aviation Directorate
Registración: CCCP-85413
Numéro de série: 80A413
Año de Construcción: 1980
Horas Totales de la Célula:11411
Motores: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 76
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 84
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED) (   Rusia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kurgan Airport (KRO/USUU), Rusia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Leningrad-Pulkovo Airport (LED/ULLI), Rusia
Número de Vuelo:SU3739
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.

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

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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