Accident description
Last updated: 25 October 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 28 August 1971
Type:Ilyushin 18V
Operator:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Registration: HA-MOC
C/n / msn: 181002903
First flight: 1961
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 32 / Occupants: 34
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Saltholm Island (   Denmark) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oslo-Fornebu Airport (FBU/ENFB), Norway
Destination airport:KÝbenhavn-Kastrup Airport (CPH/EKCH), Denmark
Flightnumber: 731
Narrative:
Flew into the sea, while descending too low during an instrument approach to runway 22L.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Water

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Katasztrůfa KoppenhŠgŠban:a gyilkos leŠramlŠs


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Distance from Oslo-Fornebu Airport to KÝbenhavn-Kastrup Airport as the crow flies is 487 km (304 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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