Date: August 24, 2004
Time: 2256
Location: Near Toula, Russia
Operator: Volga-Avia Express
Flight #: 1303
Route: Moscow - Volograd
AC Type: Tupolev 134A-3
Registration: RA-65080
cn / ln: 60065
Aboard: 41   (passengers:34  crew:7)
Fatalities: 41   (passengers:34  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane crashed 26 minutes after taking off from Moscow. Witnesses stated they saw the plane explode in midair before crashing. It crashed almost simultaneously with a Sibir Tupolov154 which crashed at 22:59. Detonation of an exposive device aboard.

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