ASN Aircraft accident Tupolev Tu-154B-2 RA-85296 Grozny Airport (GRV)
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Date:Saturday 25 December 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154B-2
Operating for:Vnukovo Airlines
Leased from:Aeroflot
Registration: RA-85296
MSN: 78A296
First flight: 1978
Engines: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 165
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 172
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Grozny Airport (GRV) (   Russia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Destination airport:Grozny Airport (GRV/URMG), Russia
The nosegear collapsed on landing in minimum weather conditions.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap

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Distance from Moskva-Vnukovo Airport to Grozny Airport as the crow flies is 1480 km (925 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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