Plane crash of the Tu-134B-3 in Nakhichevan. 1995
Plane crash of the Tu-134B-3 in Nakhichevan. 1995

Plane crash of the Tu-134B-3 Airlines 'AZAL' in Nakhichevan

  • Date of the crash: 05.12.1995, the

  • Country plane crash: Azerbaijan

  • Place the crash: Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic, near Nakhichevan

  • Type of aircraft: Tu-134B-3

  • Join the aircraft: 4K65703

  • Aviation company name: Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL)

  • Flight: A-56

Chronology of events:

After taking off from the airport Nakhichevan suffered a failure of the left engine. Because of improper ergonomics cockpit, transient developments and performance in addition to the primary responsibilities of monitoring functions for speed and height, mechanic mistakenly turned off the right engine working. When the error was discovered, the engine has stopped.

The commander decided to land with broken engines outside the airport. As a result, the plane landed on a plowed field, but in the process of movement on the ground faced with the concrete base 500 kV power lines, burned, destroyed.

Data on victims:

  • Total on board were people 82: 6 76 crew members and passengers. Total killed 52 people: crew 2, 50 passengers.

Details of the crash:

  • Phase of flight: take-off

  • Identified causes of the crash: crew error, equipment failure

Data on the plane:

  • aircraft Brand: Tu-134B-3

  • Aircraft ID: 4K-65703

  • The country in which the registered aircraft: Azerbaijan

  • Date of manufacture of the aircraft: 1980

  • Serial number of the aircraft: 63383

Flight data:

  • Flight: A56

  • Tour type: Regular passenger

  • Air Company Azerbaijan Hava Yollari (AZAL)

  • The country, which was registered aviation company: Azerbaijan

  • Flying from: Nakhichevan

  • Flying in: Baku (Bean)

  • Original item: Nakhichevan

  • A final point: Baku (Bean)


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