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Last updated: 9 October 2015
Fecha:jueves 16 marzo 1978
Tipo:Tupolev 134
Operador:Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Registración: LZ-TUB
Numéro de série: 8350501
Año de Construcción: 1968
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 66 / Ocupantes: 66
Total:Fatalidades: 73 / Ocupantes: 73
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Gabare (   Bulgaria)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgaria
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Polonia
The aircraft began an abnormal descent after reaching an altitude of 4900m and struck the ground near Gabare.

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Distance from Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport to Warszawa-Okecie Airport as the crow flies is 1061 km (663 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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