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Tupolev Tu-124

The Tupolev Tu-124 is a twin-engined short- to medium-range jet airliner with a capacity of maximum 56 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev.

The Tu-124 is a reduced-scale development of the Tupolev Tu-104.

 

Specifications for the Tupolev Tu-124
Crew 3  
Passengers 40-56  
Propulsion 2 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Soloviev D-20P  
Engine Power (each) 52,9 kN 11892 lbf
Speed 907 km/h 490 kts
      564 mph
Service Ceiling 11.700 m 38.386 ft
Range 1.220 km 659 NM
    758 mi.
Empty Weight 22.500 kg 46.604 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 38.000 kg 83.776 lbs
Wing Span 25,55 m 83 ft 10 in
Wing Area 119,0 m² 1281 ft²
Length 30,58 m 100 ft 4 in
Height 8,08 m 26 ft 6 in
First Flight 24.03.1960  
Production Status out of production  
Total Production 165  
NATO Code Cookpot  
Data for (Version) Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-124V  
Variants Tu-124K, Tu-124K2, Tu-124W/V  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
29-Aug-79 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45038 Aeroflot / Privolzhsk near Kirsanov 63 crashed
03-Jan-76 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45037 Aeroflot / North Kavkaz near Moskva-Vnuko... 61+ 1 crashed
23-Dec-73 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45044 Aeroflot / Moscow near Vinniki 17 crashed
16-Dec-73 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45061 Aeroflot / Lithuania near Karacharovo 51 crashed
20-Nov-73 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45031 Aeroflot / Moscow Kazan Airpor... 0 crashed
09-Jul-73 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45062 Aeroflot / Privolzhsk near Kuybyshev Ai... 2 damaged
02-Sep-70 Tupolev 124 CCCP-45012 Aeroflot / Lithuania near Dnepropetrovsk 37 crashed
18-Aug-70 Tupolev 124V OK-TEB CSA Zürich-Klote... 0 crashed
29-Jan-70 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45083 Aeroflot / Northern near Murmansk-Kil... 11 crashed
07-Mar-68 Tupolev 124 CCCP-45019 Aeroflot / North Kavkaz Volgograd Ai... 1 crashed
11-Nov-65 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45086 Aeroflot / Northern near Murmansk Air... 32 crashed
08-Mar-65 Tupolev 124V CCCP-45028 Aeroflot / Privolzhsk near Kuybyshev Ai... 30 crashed
21-Aug-63 Tupolev 124 CCCP-45021 Aeroflot / Moscow Neva River 0 crashed