Date: 22 September 1993
Location: Sukhumi, Georgia
Type of event: terrorism
About 6:30 PM a Transair Georgian Airlines Tu-154B was hit by a missile while on approach to Sukhumi, Georgia. The aircraft crashed on the runway, killing 106 of 132 aboard. The missile was fired by Abkhazian rebels.
Consequences: 106 killed, 26 injured
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