Accident
Last updated: 27 August 2014
Statuts:
Date:vendredi 24 janvier 1969
Heure:17:30
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Compagnie:LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze
Immatriculation: SP-LTE
Numéro de série: 67302405
Année de Fabrication: 1966
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 44
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 48
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Wroclaw (   Pologne)
Phase de vol: En approche (APR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Pologne
Aéroport de destination:Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport (WRO/EPWR), Pologne
Numéro de vol: 149
Détails:
The Antonov took off at 16:35 for a flight to Wroclaw. After passing the NDB, the flight was now descending towards the Outer Marker, Wroclaw Control Zone warned that the visibility had deteriorated to 800m (minimum = 1100m). The approach was continued and the aircraft passed the Outer Marker at 50-60m (instead of 225m). The pilot was then advised that the visibility had further deteriorated to 400m, but he still continued. At a height of 10m (700m past the Outer Marker) the wings struck treetops. Part of the right wing broke off and the aircraft banked 40deg to the right. The Antonov struck 2 30.000 Volt power lines, electric traction cables of a railway and slid on the ground, coming to rest on a road.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was attributed to the decision of the pilot in command to carry out an approach in weather conditions below the minimum limits prescribed for Wroclaw Airport and his non-observance of the prescribed altitude over the outer radio beacon while performing the approach procedure. The accident was the pilot-in-command's fault as well as the co-pilot's since the latter did not prevent the pilot-in-command from violating the flight rules."

Sources:
» ICAO Accident Digest Circular 107-AN/81 (242-246)


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Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposé destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Warszawa-Okecie Airport et Wroclaw-Strachowice Airport est de 303 km (189 miles).

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