Aviation Photo #1416570 Tupolev Tu-154M - Aeroflot - Russian Airlines

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Strange event that misty morning. AFL1118 is departing to Minsk with one engine off and covered. One munite later she used almost all length of RWY29 to depart.
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    Pawel Guraj
    Aeroflot - Russian Airlines
    Tupolev Tu-154M
    Tupolev Tu-154/155
    Tupolev Tu-154/155
    Tupolev
    88A780
    RA-85644
    Warsaw - Okecie / Frederic Chopin
    Poland
    October 22, 2008
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Anonymous
8 years ago
What a plane what a plan!
Anonymous
8 years ago
What a rare catch, and definitely a ferry flight! Yikes if they had one of the remaining engines fail at V1!
Anonymous
8 years ago
Surely not commercial flight. I don't think AFLT can repair Tu154M engine at Warsaw and as technical flight (with no passengers) - you are allow to use two engines.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Aeroflot DOES NOT fly from Poland to Minsk. Due to engine fail it was decided to make a ferry flight from Poland to Minsk as a way to find engineering base for repair.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Nice photo!!! This definately a ferry flight to Minsk, propably becuase it's the closest location from Warsaw where that Tupolev's engine could be repaired/replaced. Also, Aeroflot commercial flight numbers are 3-digit.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Must have been kind of ferry flight. Arrived day before from DUS already with engine off and covered.
Anonymous
8 years ago
It captures all the sharp lines that make the Tu-154 such a beauty!!!.
Anonymous
8 years ago
Wonderful pilot skill. Viva Aeroflot
Anonymous
8 years ago
This is a marvelous photos of the Aeroflot Tupolev 164. Has to be my favorite airliner of all. I've made many flights across Russia in one between Moscow and southwestern Siberia (Barnaul).
Anonymous
7 years ago
Very cool and rare shot. But also pretty scary.I think being on board in a plane with one engine down, I would have filled my pants at the take-off ;)
Anonymous
7 years ago
I hope that was a ferry flight
Anonymous
6 years ago
Beautiful plane!

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