Accident Tupolev Tu-134A VN-A102, Friday 9 September 1988
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Date:Friday 9 September 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tupolev Tu-134A
Owner/operator:Hâng Không Viêtnam
Registration: VN-A102
MSN: 60925
Year of manufacture:1978
Total airframe hrs:4068 hours
Cycles:1537 flights
Engine model:Soloviev D-30
Fatalities:Fatalities: 76 / Occupants: 90
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:6 km N of Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK) -   Thailand
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Hanoi-Noi Bai International Airport (HAN/VVNB)
Destination airport:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
The aircraft encountered thunderstorms and had descended below minimum altitude while over the Outer Marker. The aircraft then struck the ground and disintegrated over a 500 m distance.


Soviet Transports
ICAO Adrep Summary 4/92 (#14)


  • 7th worst accident in 1988
  • 7th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 6th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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