Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Sukhumi, Georgia--22 September 1993

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2017

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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