Narrative:Flew into the side of the Muntii Lotrului at an altitude of 1700 m.
|Date:||Sunday 29 December 1974|
|C/n / msn:|| 27307606|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28|
|Total:||Fatalities: 33 / Occupants: 33 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||22 km (13.8 mls) S of Sibiu (Romania)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bucharest (unknown airport), Romania|
|Destination airport:||Sibiu Airport (SBZ/LRSB), Romania|
CAUSE: "The crew's incorrect approach procedure execution, which lead to the aircraft drifting south off course by 20 km, while the wind was increasing turbulence was present."
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.