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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 19 February 1958
Type:Tupolev 104
Operator:Aeroflot, LUTTs
Registration: CCCP-L5414
C/n / msn: 6350101
First flight: 1956
Engines: 2 Mikulin AM-3
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) from Savasleika Air Base (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport (SVX/USSS), Russia
Destination airport:Moskva-Vnukovo Airport (VKO/UUWW), Russia
Narrative:
The Tu-104 was on a ferry flight to Vnukovo (VNO) when bad weather forced the crew to divert to Savasleika Air Base due to bad weather at
Vnukovo. It ran out of fuel on the second approach and made a forced landing in a forest 1,500 m from the runway threshold.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Jet-Airliner Unfälle seit 1952 / J. Richter, Chr. Wolf


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CCCP-L5414 was the first jet airliner that landed in Hungary, June 25, 1956.
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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 Sverdlovsk-Koltsovo Airport to Moskva-Vnukovo Airport as the crow flies is 1445 km (903 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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