Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

• The largest of the crash involving aircraft of Russian companies

The Tu-154 of "Pulkovo" airlines - 170

Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

The Tu-154 of "Pulkovo" airlines, en route flight Anapa - St. Petersburg

When: August 22, 2006

Where: Sukha Balka village, Donetsk region, Ukraine

The number of casualties: 170 people (160 passengers, 10 crew members)

The reasons: the wrong actions of the crew in bad weather

The plane of airline "Vladivostok Avia" - 145

Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

The plane of airline "Vladivostok Avia", en route flight Vladivostok - Irkutsk - Yekaterinburg

When: July 3, 2001

Where: Irkutsk Airport

The number of casualties: 145 people (136 passengers, 9 crew members)

Causes: crew error

Tu-154 of airline "Vnukovo Airlines" - 141

Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

The aircraft Tu-154M "Vnukovo Airlines", en route from Moscow - Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen). When: August 29, 1996

Where: Mount Opera 14, 2 km from the airport

The number of casualties: 141 people (130 passengers, 11 crew members)

Reason: crew error

The aircraft Tu-154M "Baikal" airline - 126

Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

The aircraft Tu-154M "Baikal" airline en route from Irkutsk to Moscow.

When: January 3, 1994

Where: near Irkutsk

The number of casualties: 126 people (116 passengers, 9 crew members, 1 person on earth)

Cause: technical failure of the aircraft

the Airbus A310 aircraft airline "Siberia" - 125

Major plane crashes involving Russian aircraft companies

Airbus A310 aircraft airline "Siberia", en route from Moscow to Irkutsk

When: on July 9, 2006 night

Where: Irkutsk Airport

The number of casualties: 125 people (120 passengers and 5 crew members)

Causes: crew error