Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 23 November 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-115D
Operator:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Registration: SP-ASJ
C/n / msn: 1318/F3
First flight: 1934
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pirin Mountains (   Bulgaria) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Thessaloniki International Airport (SKG/LGTS), Greece
Destination airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgaria
Narrative:
Crashed into mountain in bad weather en route Thessaloniki to Sofia.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Thessaloniki International Airport to Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport as the crow flies is 243 km (152 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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