Aeroflot Accidents and Incidents in the 1980s

Aeroflot Accidents and Incidents in the 1980s

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Following is a list of accidents and incidents experienced by Aeroflot during the 1980s. The deadliest accident the carrier experienced in this decade occurred in July 1985, when a Tupolev Tu-154B-2 stalled en route and crashed near Uchkuduk, then located in the Uzbek SSR, claiming the lives of all 200 occupants aboard the aircraft. The second deadliest accident the company went through in the decade took place in October 1984, when a Tupolev Tu-154B-1 hit snowplows upon landing at Omsk Airport, killing 174 of 179 souls on board, plus 4 people on the ground. Both accidents combined left a death toll of 378 casualties and involved a Tupolev Tu-154, ranking as the worst ones involving the type, as of February 2012.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Vadpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136272687
  • 9786136272689