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TUP 2010-03 ACCDT-A
TUP 2010-03 ACCDT-B
Formed and started operations in 2004. A K A "Aviastar-Tu Cargo" and "ATU." Domestic, regional, & international, charter, passenger & cargo jet airplane services.
Prospecy Antanova 1
Ulyanovsk, 432072, Russia
February 2010: Aviastar (TUP) is the Transport Section of the Ulyanovsk production factory. It provides commercial passenger and charter cargo flights. It operates corporate and cargo flights for itself and commercial charter flights from its base at Moscow Domodedovo Airport.
(IATA) Code: 4B - 210. (ICAO) Code: (TUP) (Callsign - TUPOLOV AIR).
Parent organization/shareholders: Ulyanovsk Aviation Industrial Complex Aviastar (100%).
Main base: Ulyanovsk Vostochny International airport (ULY).
March 2010: ACCDT: An Aviastar (TUP) Tu-204 crashed on approach to Moscow Domodedovo (DME) on the morning of March 22nd. There were no fatalities among the eight crew (FC)/(MT) on the flight from Hurghada, although several were injured seriously. The flight had no passengers, according to reports, which indicated that there was heavy fog at the time of the incident. Aviastar (TUP) is a charter carrier based at Ramenskoye. Russian authorities banned (TUP) from operating passenger flights following the accident, "PRIME-TASS" reported. Aviastar (TUP) continues to operate 5 Tu-204-100C cargo airplanes.
According to the Flight Safety Foundation's Aviation Safety Network, the airplane 1st flew in 1993 and was powered by Soloviev (PS-90A)s. - - SEE ATTACHED "FLIGHT INTERNATIONAL" ARTICLES - - "TUP 2010-03 ACCDT-A/B."
September 2018: Seems to have restarted operations as 757-223 (VQ-223) photographed landing at East Midlands Airport, England. Hopefully I can show pertinent photograph.
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1 757-223 (VQ-BKK).
1 AN-26 (AI-24VT).
1 TU-204-100 (PS-90A) (1450741364011, /95 RA-64011), LSD & JOINTLY OPERATED WITH INTERAVIA IN ATU COLORS. 184Y.
1 TU-204-100C (PS-90A) (1450743164021, /00 RA-64021), WET-LST GEORGIAN AIRLINES (GEI) AND NATIONAL AIRLINES TITLES. FREIGHTER.
1 TU-204-100C (PS-90A) (1450741364024, /01 RA-64024). FREIGHTER.
1 TU-204-100C (PS-90A) (1450743164032, /01 RA-64032 SEE PHOTO - - "TUP-TU-204 2010-02"), HAS ADDITIONAL AIR REP TITLES & LOGO. "ATU" ON THE TAIL. FREIGHTER.
1 YAKOVLEV YAK-40.
GENADIY PIVIVAROV, DIRECTOR GENERAL.
VIKTOR MIKHAILOV, GENERAL DIRECTOR.
IVAN IVANOVICH SUKHOMLIN, DIRECTOR GENERAL.
VALERY SAVOTCHENKO, MANAGING DIRECTOR.
ALEXANDER UGAROV, FINANCE DIRECTOR.
SERGEY BONDARENKO, FLIGHT OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.