Re: India:747/Tu154 collision +TCAS

Date:         15 Nov 96 12:25:36 
From: (Niels Sampath)
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>From the UK spotters list I now understand that the Saudia 747
was a -100 series.
I suspect that this makes it less likely that it was TCAS equipped
since the trans-Atlantic services seem to be operated by -300s.<?>


>From spotters list:

Involved aircraft:

Saudi Arabian:
Aircraft:  Boeing 747-168B
Registration: HZ-AIH
Constr-no.: 22748/555
Manufactured: 1982
Engines: 4 Rolls Royce RB211-524C2

Kazakstan Airlines (Kazair):
Aircraft: Ilyushin IL-76TD (not a Tupolev TU-154 as firstly reported)
Registration: UN-76435
Constr-no.: 1023413428
Manufactured: 1992
Engines: 4 SO D-30KP
Former Reg: CCCP-76435