1979 Dniprodzerzhynsk Mid-Air Collision

1979 Dniprodzerzhynsk Mid-Air Collision

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1979 Dniprodzerzhynsk mid-air collision occurred on 11 August 1979 when two Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-134s collided over the Ukrainian SSR, near Dniprodzerzhynsk. The first aircraft involved was a Tupolev 134AK, registration CCCP-65735, that was operating a domestic scheduled Donetsk-Minsk passenger service, flying at an altitude of 8,400 metres (27,600 ft); there were 84 occupants aboard, of whom 77 were passengers. The other aircraft was a Tupolev Tu-134A, tail number -65816, that was operating the last leg of a domestic scheduled Chelyabinsk-Voronezh-Kishinev passenger service under the airline's Moldova division, flying at the same altitude the former aircraft was; it had 94 occupants on board, consisting of 88 passengers and 6 crew.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Phon
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136272156
  • 9786136272153