Narrative:The Let 410 departed Bucharest's domestic airport Baneasa for a regular mail flight to Iasi. Weather was poor as the aircraft arrived near Iasi. Snowfall limited the visibility to approx. 2 kilometers with a temperature of -4 deg. C. The airplane was on an NDB approach to runway 15 with PAR assistance. Over the IAS beacon the pilot reported flying at 2700 ft and stated that they were going to turn right, outbound. The aircraft however turned left and descended until it crashed near a road, 300 meters West of the tower.
|Date:||Thursday 27 January 2005|
|C/n / msn:|| 871923|
|First flight:|| 1987|
|Engines:|| 2 Walter M-601E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||2 km (1.3 mls) from Iasi Airport (IAS) (Romania)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS), Romania|
|Destination airport:||Iasi Airport (IAS/LRIA), 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 Iasi Airport as the crow flies is 318 km (199 miles).
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.