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Last updated: 13 November 2018
Date:Monday 7 December 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic BA11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
BAC One-Eleven 424EU
Registration: YR-BCA
C/n / msn: 130
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Constanta-Kogalniceanu Airport (CND) (   Romania)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport (TLV/LLBG), Israel
Destination airport:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Romania
The aircraft flew into the ground during an NDB approach to Constanta in deteriorating weather (fog). The aircraft had diverted from Bucharest.

» Reading Eagle - Dec 8, 1970


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tel Aviv-Lod International Airport to Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport as the crow flies is 1581 km (988 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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