Accident Sukhoi Su-33 70 red, Tuesday 17 July 2001
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Date:Tuesday 17 July 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic SU27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Sukhoi Su-33
Owner/operator:Russian Navy
Registration: 70 red
MSN: 49051004103
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Ostrov, Pskov region -   Russia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Ostrov-5
Destination airport:Ostrov-5
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Timur Avtandilovich Apakidze (Russian: Апакидзе Тимур Автандилович) (March 4, 1954 - July 17, 2001) died near the town of Ostrov in Pskov Oblast when his Sukhoi Su-33 (Su-27K) crashed during a Naval Aviation Day air show. Suddently began to lose height after performing a number of aerobatics and crashed behind a hill about two miles away from the airfield.


Scramble 270
AFM September 2001, p71

Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
02-May-2011 15:28 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Narrative]
20-Feb-2014 18:10 marko Updated [Registration, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
22-Feb-2014 07:44 marko Updated [Aircraft type]
28-Jan-2019 12:34 TigerTimon Updated [Phase]
15-Oct-2019 18:08 TB Updated [Time, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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