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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 177418
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Time:c. 09:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-524
Owner/operator:Transaero Airlines
Registration: VP-BYT
MSN: 28928/3077
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 132
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Moscow-Domodedovo International Airport (DME) -   Russia
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:(IATA: DME, ICAO: UUDD)
Destination airport:(IATA: KRR, ICAO: URKK)
A Boeing 737-500 operated by Transaero Airlines sustained damage to the nose landing gear in a towing incident at Moscow-Domodedovo International Airport (DME), Russia.
The aircraft, performing flight UN2163 to Krasnodar, Russia, was being towed from the gate to a spot were the engines would be started. Somehow the nose landing gear was pushed, tilting backwards, with the tow bar still attached.
The 126 passengers and 6 crew members were not injured. Flight UN2163 was carried out by a replacement aircraft.




Photo of VP-BYT courtesy

Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
20 October 2012; (c) Günter Schütze

Revision history:

29-Jun-2015 18:03 Hans Gruber Added
29-Jun-2015 18:12 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Nature, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
29-Jun-2015 19:32 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jul-2015 08:01 Hans Gruber Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

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