Narrative:The aircraft touched down nose wheel-first while landing at the Cluj Airport (CLJ). A fire erupted, killing three crew members who were trapped in the cockpit.
|Date:||Friday 5 September 1986|
|C/n / msn:|| 27307902|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50|
|Total:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 55 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Cluj Airport (CLJ) ( Romania)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS), Romania|
|Destination airport:||Cluj-Napoca Airport (CLJ/LRCL), Romania|
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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 Bucharest-Baneasa Airport to Cluj-Napoca Airport as the crow flies is 313 km (196 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.