Accident
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Datum:Samstag 3 März 1973
Zeit:12:45
Flugzeugtyp:Ilyuschin 18V
Fluggesellschaft:Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Kennzeichen: LZ-BEM
Werknummer: 182005602
Baujahr: 1962
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20K
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 17
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 25 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) (   Russland) show on map
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgarien
Flug nach:Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO/UUEE), Russland
Flugnummer: 307
Unfallbericht:
After a missed approach, the crew were executing a second attempt at landing, when the aircraft began to loose height rapidly, went into a nosedive, crashed into the ground, disintegrated and caught fire. The exact cause of the accident could not be accurately determined, but it was thought that there was possibly icing on the stabiliser, a significant pitch manoeuvre and full landing flaps extended at the time of the accident.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Tail plane icing.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 132-AN/93 (63-67)


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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 Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport to Moskva-Sheremetyevo Airport as the crow flies is 1772 km (1107 miles).

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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