Aircraft Photo of RA-85042 | Tupolev Tu-154M | Russia - Air Force | #59392
Registration / Serial:RA-85042
Aircraft Original Type:Tupolev Tu-154
Aircraft Generic Type:Tupolev Tu-154
Aircraft Version:Tupolev Tu-154M
C/n (msn):12A998
Operator / Titles:Russia - Air Force
Unit Markings:223 LO
City / Airport:Amsterdam - SchipholMap
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHAM   IATA: AMS   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:26 April 2018
Photo by:Aad van der Voet
Photo ID: 59392
Photo Comment

The last Tupolev 154 ever built, delivered in Feb 2013, coming in to land on rwy 27. On board were witnesses from Douma in Syria, who were on their way to an international press conference for the OPCW (Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons) in The Hague, about an alleged chemical attack on their city. The conference was organised by Russia, hence this Russian Air Force aircraft, with the 223 LO badge clearly visible. A very unusual aircraft type for Schiphol these days!

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