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Tupolev Tu-104

The Tupolev Tu-104 is a twin-engined medium-range narrowbody jet airliner with a capacity of 100 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev.

The Tu-104 is a civil development of the Tupolev Tu-16 bomber. The Tu-104 was the world's second jet airliner after the de Havilland D.H.106 Comet.


Specifications for the Tupolev Tu-104
Crew 5  
Passengers 70-100  
Propulsion 2 Turbojet Engines  
Engine Model Mikulin AM-3M-500  
Engine Power (each) 93,1 kN 20930 lbf
Speed 950 km/h 513 kts
      590 mph
Service Ceiling 11.500 m 37.730 ft
Range 2.650 km 1.431 NM
    1.647 mi.
Empty Weight 41.600 kg 91.712 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 76.000 kg 167.551 lbs
Wing Span 34,54 m 113 ft 4 in
Wing Area 183,5 m² 1975 ft²
Length 40,05 m 131 ft 5 in
Height 11,90 m 39 ft 1 in
First Flight 17.06.1955  
Production Status out of production  
Total Production ca. 200  
Developed from Tupolew / Tupolev Tu-16  
NATO Code Camel  
Data for (Version) Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-104B  
Variants Tu-104A, Tu-104B  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
17-Mar-79 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42444 Aeroflot / Ukraine near Moskva-Vnuko... 58 crashed
13-Jan-77 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42369 Aeroflot / Far East near Alma-Ata Air... 96 crashed
28-Nov-76 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42471 Aeroflot / Northern near Moskva-Shere... 72 crashed
17-Jul-76 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42335 Aeroflot / East Siberia Chita Airpor... 0 crashed
09-Feb-76 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42327 Aeroflot / West Siberia Irkutsk Airp... 24 crashed
30-Aug-75 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42472 Aeroflot / Ukraine Novosibirsk-... 0 crashed
05-Nov-74 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42501 Aeroflot / Far East Chita Airpor... 0 crashed
07-Dec-73 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42503 Aeroflot / Georgia Moskva-Domod... 16 crashed
13-Oct-73 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42486 Aeroflot / Georgia near Moskva-Domod... 122 crashed
30-Sep-73 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42506 Aeroflot / Uzbekistan near Sverdlovsk-K... 108 crashed
29-Aug-73 Tupolev 104A OK-MDE CSA Nicosia Airp... 0 crashed
25-May-73 Tupolev 104   Aeroflot Southern Sib...   hijacked
18-May-73 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42411 Aeroflot / East Siberia near Chita 82 hijacked
24-Apr-73 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42505 Aeroflot / Northern near Leningrad-Sh... 2 hijacked
19-Mar-72 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42408 Aeroflot / East Siberia Omsk 0 crashed
10-Oct-71 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42490 Aeroflot / Ukraine near Moskva-Vnuko... 25 destroyed
25-Jul-71 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42405 Aeroflot / West Siberia Irkutsk Airp... 97 crashed
01-Jun-70 Tupolev 104A OK-NDD CSA near Tripoli Inte... 13 crashed
28-Apr-69 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42436 Aeroflot / East Siberia Irkutsk Airp...   crashed
09-Jun-64 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42476 Aeroflot / West Siberia Novosibirsk ...   crashed
13-Jul-63 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42492 Aeroflot / East Siberia near Irkutsk Airp... 33 crashed
18-May-63 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42483 Aeroflot / Northern near Leningrad-Sm... 0 crashed
16-Mar-63 Tupolev 104A OK-LDB CSA Mumbai-Santa...   destroyed
25-Oct-62 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42495 Aeroflot / Moscow Moskva-Shere... 11 crashed
03-Sep-62 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42366 Aeroflot / Far East near Khabarovsk 86 crashed
30-Jun-62 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42370 Aeroflot / Far East near Voznesenka, ... 84 destroyed
04-Jun-62 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42491 Aeroflot / Moscow near Sofia-Vrazhd... 5 crashed
02-Nov-61 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42504 Aeroflot / Far East near Vladivostok ... 0 crashed
17-Sep-61 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42388 Aeroflot / Uzbekistan Tashkent Air... 0 crashed
10-Jul-61 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42447 Aeroflot / Northern Odessa-Centr... 1 crashed
16-Mar-61 Tupolev 104B CCCP-42438 Aeroflot / West Siberia near Sverdlovsk-K... 5+ 2 crashed
01-Feb-61 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42357 Aeroflot / Moscow Vladivostok ... 0 crashed
20-Oct-60 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42452 Aeroflot / Far East near Ust-Orda 3 crashed
17-Oct-58 Tupolev 104A CCCP-42362 Aeroflot / Moscow near Kanash 80 crashed
15-Aug-58 Tupolev 104A CCCP-L5442 Aeroflot / Moscow near Chita 64 crashed
19-Feb-58 Tupolev 104 CCCP-L5414 Aeroflot, LUTTs near Savasleika A... 0 crashed