Runway excursion Accident Tupolev Tu-134A RA-65617, Saturday 24 June 1995
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Date:Saturday 24 June 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tupolev Tu-134A
Owner/operator:Harka Air Services, lsf Komi Avia
Registration: RA-65617
MSN: 4308068
Year of manufacture:1974
Total airframe hrs:24844 hours
Cycles:15740 flights
Fatalities:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 80
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) -   Nigeria
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kaduna Airport (KAD/DNKA)
Destination airport:Lagos-Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS/DNMM)
The Tupolev, leased from Komi Avia, approached Lagos in bad weather (heavy rain, low cloud base) at 16:05 LT after a flight from Kadnua. The aircraft landed long, overran the runway and finally collided with a concrete culvert 500 m beyond the end of the runway.


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  • 22nd worst accident in 1995
  • 25th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 21st worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Felix Goetting; Syktyvkar Airport (SCW); 13 July 1994

photo (c) Reinhard Schmidt, via Werner Fischdick; Malta-Luqa Airport (MLA); May 1995

photo (c) Pedro de la Cruz, via Werner Fischdick; Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI); October 1990

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