Accident Tupolev Tu-104A OK-NDD, Monday 1 June 1970
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Date:Monday 1 June 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic t104 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Tupolev Tu-104A
Owner/operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-NDD
MSN: 96601803
Year of manufacture:1959
Engine model:Mikulin AM-3M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:5,5 km S of Tripoli International Airport (TIP) -   Libya
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR)
Destination airport:Tripoli International Airport (TIP/HLLT)
After two failed visual approaches to runway 18, the pilot decided to try runway 36. The aircraft hit the ground 5,5 km South of the runway with a speed of 350 km/h. The aircraft caught fire.


Soviet Transports


  • 43rd worst accident in 1970
  • 17th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 6th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Ritter, Steffen; Leipzig Airport (LEJ/EDDP); 05 September 1967; (CC:by-sa)

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