Narrative:The Ilyushin struck the ground 1360m after the runway threshold and 120m to the left of the centerline. The crew had attempted to land about three times.
|Date:||15 JAN 1975|
|Operator:||Malev Hungarian Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 184007104|
|First flight:|| 1964|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20K|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||1,3 km (0.8 mls) from Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD) (Hungary)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (SXF/EDDB), Germany|
|Destination airport:||Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungary|
PROBABLE CAUSE: A combination of bad weather, darkness, fog, a lack of crew-coordination and possibly spatial disorientation.
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source: Szabo, Miklos - The Red Book of Civil Aviation Accidents and Disasters (1960-2004)
A metal piece from Peter ZSILLE's collection. source: Szabo, Miklos - The Red Book of Civil Aviation Accidents and Disasters (1960-2004)
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 Berlin-Schönefeld Airport to Budapest-Ferihegy Airport as the crow flies is 681 km (425 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.