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Tupolev Tu-154

The Tupolev Tu-154 is a three-engine medium-range narrowbody jet airliner with a capacity of maximum 95 passengers developed by the Soviet Design Bureau OKB Tupolev (today Tupolev PSC, Russia).


Specifications for the Tupolev Tu-154
Crew 3 to 4  
Passengers 180  
Propulsion 3 Turbofan Engines  
Engine Model Aviadvigatel D-30KV-154  
Engine Power (each) 103,0 kN 23149 lbf
Speed 950 km/h 513 kts
      590 mph
Service Ceiling 11.100 m 36.417 ft
Range 5.200 km 2.808 NM
    3.231 mi.
Empty Weight 55.300 kg 121.916 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight 100.000 kg 220.462 lbs
Wing Span 37,55 m 123 ft 2 in
Wing Area 201,5 m² 2169 ft²
Length 47,92 m 157 ft 3 in
Height 11,40 m 37 ft 5 in
First Flight 04.10.1968  
Production Status out of production  
Total Production ca. 900  
ICAO Code T154  
IATA Code TU5  
NATO Code Careless  
Data for (Version) Tupolev / Tupolew Tu-154M  

Aircraft lost, damaged and hijacked:
Date Aircraft type Reg. Airline Location Fatal Cat.
01-Jan-11 Tupolev 154B-2 RA-85588 Kolavia Surgut Airpo... 3 crashed
04-Dec-10 Tupolev 154M RA-85744 Dagestan Airlines Moskva-Domod... 2 crashed
07-Sep-10 Tupolev 154M RA-85684 Alrosa Mirny Air Enterprise Izhma Airport 0 damaged
24-Jan-10 Tupolev 154M RA-85787 Kolavia, op.for Taban Air Mashhad Airp... 0 crashed
15-Jul-09 Tupolev 154M EP-CPG Caspian Airlines near Qazvin 168 crashed
08-May-09 Tupolev 154M EP-MCR Iran Air Tours near Mashhad Airp... 0 damaged
30-Jun-08 Tupolev 154M RA-85667 Aeroflot Saint Peters... 0 crashed
26-Sep-06 Tupolev 154M EX-85718 Altyn Air Bishkek Airp... 0 damaged
01-Sep-06 Tupolev 154M EP-MCF Iran Air Tours Mashhad Airp... 28 crashed
22-Aug-06 Tupolev 154M RA-85185 Pulkovo near Donetsk 170 crashed
15-Aug-06 Tupolev 154B-2 P-561 ? Air Koryo Pyongyang-Su... 0 damaged
24-Aug-04 Tupolev 154B-2 RA-85556 Sibir Airlines near Gluboki 46 destroyed
01-Aug-03 Tupolev 154M RA-85847 Avialinii 400 Faro Airport... 0 damaged
01-Jul-02 Tupolev 154M RA-85816 Bashkirskie Avialinii Überlingen 69 crashed
20-Feb-02 Tupolev 154M EP-LBX Kish Air Mashhad Airp... 0 crashed
12-Feb-02 Tupolev 154M EP-MBS Iran Air Tours near Sarab-e Do Rah 119 crashed
04-Oct-01 Tupolev 154M RA-85693 Sibir Airlines near Adler, Russi... 78 destroyed
05-Sep-01 Tupolev 154M UK-85776 Uzbekistan Airways Ufa Airport ... 0 damaged
04-Jul-01 Tupolev 154M RA-85845 Vladivostokavia near Burdakovka 145 crashed
15-Mar-01 Tupolev 154M RA-85619 Vnukovo Airlines Madinah-Moha... 3 hijacked
11-Nov-00 Tupolev 154   Vnukovo Airlines Uvda Air For... 0 hijacked
18-Aug-00 Tupolev 154   Azerbaijan Airlines Baku-Bina In... 0 hijacked
04-Jul-00 Tupolev 154B-2 HA-LCR Malev Thessaloniki... 0 crashed
24-Feb-99 Tupolev 154M B-2622 China Southwest Ruian 61 crashed
29-Aug-98 Tupolev 154M CU-T1264 Cubana Quito-Marisc... 70+ 10 crashed
09-Aug-98 Tupolev 154   East Line Moskva-Domod... 0 hijacked
15-Dec-97 Tupolev 154B-1 EY-85281 Tajikistan Airlines near Sharjah Airp... 85 crashed
13-Sep-97 Tupolev 154M 11+02 German AF near Namibia 24 crashed
17-Oct-96 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Lagos-Murtal... 0 hijacked
03-Sep-96 Tupolev 154   Balkan Bulgarian, op.for Hemus Air Oslo-Garderm... 0 hijacked
29-Aug-96 Tupolev 154M RA-85621 Vnukovo Airlines near Svalbard-Lon... 141 crashed
26-Mar-96 Tupolev 154M EP-ITS Iran Air Tours   0 damaged
07-Dec-95 Tupolev 154B RA-85164 Khabarovsk United Air near Grossevichi 98 crashed
21-Jan-95 Tupolev 154B-2 UN-85455 Kazakhstan Airlines Karachi Inte... 0 crashed
27-Oct-94 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Moskva-Vnuko... 0 hijacked
06-Jun-94 Tupolev 154M B-2610 China Northwest near Xian-Xianyan... 160 crashed
03-Jan-94 Tupolev 154M RA-85656 Baikal Airlines near Mamony 124+ 1 crashed
25-Dec-93 Tupolev 154B-2 RA-85296 Aeroflot, op.for Vnukovo Airlines Groznyy Airp... 0 crashed
30-Sep-93 Tupolev 154M B-2822 ? Sichuan Airlines Taipei-Chian... 0 hijacked
23-Sep-93 Tupolev 154B-2 85359 Orbi Georgian Airways Sukhumi-Babu...   destroyed
22-Sep-93 Tupolev 154B 85163 Orbi Georgian Airways Sukhumi-Babu... 108 destroyed
01-Sep-93 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Vladivostok ... 0 hijacked
14-Aug-93 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Moscow-Shere... 0 hijacked
08-Feb-93 Tupolev 154M EP-ITD Iran Air Tours near Tehran-Mehra... 131 crashed
09-Jan-93 Tupolev 154B-2 85533 Indian Airlines, lsf Uzbekistan Airways Delhi-Indira... 0 crashed
05-Dec-92 Tupolev 154A CCCP-85105 Aeroflot / Armenia Yerevan Airp... 0 crashed
13-Oct-92 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85528 Aeroflot / Belarus Vladivostok ... 0 crashed
05-Sep-92 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85269 Air Ukraine Kiev-Borispo... 0 crashed
23-Aug-92 Tupolev 154M CCCP-85670 Aeroflot Zürich-Klote... 0 damaged
01-Aug-92 Tupolev 154M YA-TAP Ariana Afghan Airlines Kabul Airpor... 0 destroyed
20-Jul-92 Tupolev 154B 85222 Tbilisi Aviation Enterprise Tbilisi-Novo... 24+ 4 crashed
07-Jun-92 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Moscow-Vnuko... 1 hijacked
05-Jun-92 Tupolev 154B LZ-BTD Balkan Bulgarian Varna Airpor... 0 crashed
29-May-92 Tupolev 154M YA-TAP Ariana Afghan Airlines Kabul 0 destroyed
13-Nov-91 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Saint Peters... 0 hijacked
09-Nov-91 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Groznyy Airp... 0 hijacked
14-Sep-91 Tupolev 154B-2 CU-T1227 Cubana Mexico City-... 0 crashed
13-Jun-91 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Moscow 0 hijacked
23-May-91 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85097 Aeroflot / Leningrad Leningrad-Pu... 13+ 2 crashed
29-Apr-91 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Moscow 0 hijacked
21-Jan-91 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Bourgas Airp... 0 hijacked
21-Dec-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Volgograd Ai... 0 hijacked
02-Dec-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Leningrad-Pu... 0 hijacked
17-Nov-90 Tupolev 154M CCCP-85664 Aeroflot / International near Velichovsky 0 crashed
12-Nov-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Minsk-1 Inte... 0 hijacked
20-Oct-90 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85268 Aeroflot / Georgia Kutaisi Airp... 0 crashed
19-Aug-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Karachi Inte... 0 hijacked
12-Jul-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Leningrad-Pu... 0 hijacked
10-Jul-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Leningrad-Pu... 0 hijacked
05-Jul-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Stockholm-Ar... 0 hijacked
30-Jun-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Stockholm-Ar... 0 hijacked
28-Jun-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Orenburg Air... 0 hijacked
08-Jun-90 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Stockholm-Ar... 0 hijacked
29-Mar-89 Tupolev 154B-2 HA-LCN Malev Frankfurt In... 0 hijacked
09-Feb-89 Tupolev 154B-2 YR-TPJ Tarom Bucharest-Ot... 5 crashed
13-Jan-89 Tupolev 154S CCCP-85067 Aeroflot / International Monrovia-Rob... 0 crashed
24-Sep-88 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85479 Aeroflot / Armenia Aleppo Airpo... 0 crashed
08-Mar-88 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85413 Aeroflot / East Siberia Leningrad-Pu... 9 hijacked
18-Jan-88 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85254 Aeroflot / Turkmenistan Krasnovodsk ... 11 crashed
21-May-86 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85327 Aeroflot / Krasnoyarsk Moskva-Shere... 0 crashed
10-Jul-85 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85311 Aeroflot / Uzbekistan near Uchkuduk 200 crashed
23-Dec-84 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85338 Aeroflot / Krasnoyarsk Krasnoyarsk ... 110 crashed
11-Oct-84 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85243 Aeroflot / East Siberia Omsk Airport... 174+ 4 crashed
27-Nov-82 Tupolev 154B-2 HA-LCA Malev Warszawa-Oke... 0 hijacked
16-Nov-81 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85480 Aeroflot / Krasnoyarsk Noril'sk Air... 99 crashed
21-Oct-81 Tupolev 154B HA-LCF Malev Praha-Ruzyne... 0 crashed
13-Jun-81 Tupolev 154 CCCP-85029 Aeroflot / Moscow Bratsk Airpo... 0 crashed
08-Oct-80 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85321 Aeroflot / Far East Chita Airpor... 0 crashed
07-Aug-80 Tupolev 154B-1 YR-TPH Tarom Nouadhibou A... 1 crashed
08-Jul-80 Tupolev 154B-2 CCCP-85355 Aeroflot / Kazakstan near Alma-Ata Air... 166 crashed
01-Mar-80 Tupolev 154A CCCP-85103 Aeroflot / West Siberia Orenburg Air... 0 crashed
30-Jun-79 Tupolev 154B P-551 CAAK Budapest-Fer... 0 damaged
27-Feb-79 Tupolev 154   Aeroflot Stockholm-Ar... 0 hijacked
14-Nov-78 Tupolev 154B-1 CCCP-85286 Aeroflot / International Stockholm-Ar... 0 damaged
19-May-78 Tupolev 154B CCCP-85169 Aeroflot / Azerbaijan near Maksatiha, T... 4 crashed
23-Mar-78 Tupolev 154 LZ-BTB Balkan Bulgarian near Damascus 4 crashed
18-Feb-78 Tupolev 154A CCCP-85087 Aeroflot / West Siberia Novosibirsk-... 0 destroyed
02-Dec-77 Tupolev 154A LZ-BTN Balkan Bulgarian, op.for Libyan Arab Airlines near Benghazi 59 crashed
01-Jun-76 Tupolev 154A CCCP-85102 Aeroflot / International Macías Nguem... 45 crashed
30-Sep-75 Tupolev 154A HA-LCI Malev near Beirut Inter... 60 crashed
10-Jul-74 Tupolev 154 SU-AXB EgyptAir near Cairo 6 crashed
07-May-73 Tupolev 154 CCCP-85030 Aeroflot / Moscow Moskva-Vnuko... 0 crashed
19-Feb-73 Tupolev 154 CCCP-85023 Aeroflot / International near Praha-Ruzyne... 66 crashed