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RusAir’s Tupolev Tu-134A-3 RA-65691 crashes in Russia

RusAir’s (Moscow) pictured Tupolev Tu-134A-3 RA-65691 (msn 63195) on June 20, 2011 while operating flight CGI 243 and also operating for RusLine crashed at Petrozavodsk Airport.

The flight was operating with 43 passengers and nine crew when it broke up and caught fire while crash landing on a highway short of the runway. RA-65691 was en route from Moscow to Petrozavodsk.

44 people were tragically killed with eight survivors recovering in local hospitals.

Copyright Photo: Alexey Ereshko. RA-65691 is pictured on June 13 while departing from Moscow (Domodedovo).