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Accident description
Last updated: 23 February 2018
Date:Friday 26 April 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 14
Operator:Bulgarian Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Varna Airport (VAR) (   Bulgaria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Varna Airport (VAR/LBWN), Bulgaria
The Il-14 transport plane flew into a hillside at 300-350 m when it deviated from the Varna approach pattern in poor visibility.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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