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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Friday 14 October 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134A-3
Operator:Yamal Airlines
Registration: RA-65143
MSN: 60967
First flight: 1979
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 67
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 74
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Novy Urengoy Airport (NUX) (   Russia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Novy Urengoy Airport (NUX/USMU), Russia
Destination airport:Salekhard Airport (SLY/USDD), Russia
A Tupolev 134A-3, operated by Yamal Airlines, was damaged when the no.1 engine caught fire during take-off from Novy Urengoy Airport, Russia. The flight crew continued the takeoff but circled back for an emergency landing. No one was hurt.
The aircraft was withdrawn from use at Novy Urengoy Airport and served as an airport rescue services training object.



photo of Tupolev-Tu-134A-3-RA-65143
accident date: 14-10-2011
type: Tupolev Tu-134A-3
registration: RA-65143

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 Novy Urengoy Airport to Salekhard Airport as the crow flies is 442 km (276 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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