Bulgaria air safety profile
Last updated: 11 April 2010


  Bulgaria
Capital:Sofia
Continent: Europe
Fatal accidents in Bulgaria:28
Accidents fatalities in Bulgaria:359

Fatal accidents per year

Audit information
» Bulgaria is rated Category 1 in FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program (IASA)
» ICAO Safety Oversight Audit information (conducted between 1999 and 2004)
» ICAO Safety Oversight Audit information (under the Comprehensive Systems Approach, since 2005 )
» 10-SEP-2003: Rated Category II (non compiance with ICAO Standards) in the FAA IASA program
» 18-JUN-2008: Rated Category I in the FAA IASA program

Bulgaria- Accident & incidents:

40 occurrences in the ASN safety database, showing occurrence 1 - 10

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
11-APR-2006Antonov 2R LZ-1178 Kapoly Air 2 near Kozlovets   A1
29-OCT-1993Antonov 2 LZ-... ? 1 within Bulgaria   A1
28-JUL-1992Antonov 24B LZ-ANN Balkan Bulgarian 0 Sofia Airpor...   O1
05-JUN-1992Tupolev 154B LZ-BTD Balkan Bulgarian 0 Varna Airpor... A1
21-JAN-1991Tupolev 154   Aeroflot 0 Bourgas Airp...   H2
02-AUG-1988Yakovlev 40 LZ-DOK Hemus Air 29 Sofia-Vrazhd...   A1
12-JUN-1985Antonov 2 LZ-... ? 1 within Bulgaria   A1
21-MAY-1985Antonov 2 LZ-... ? 1 Gorna Oryakh...   A1
10-JAN-1984Tupolev 134A LZ-TUR Balkan Bulgarian 50 near Sofia-Vrazhd... A1
07-MAR-1983Antonov 24B LZ-AND Balkan Bulgarian 1 Varna Airpor...   H2