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Last updated: 15 June 2019
Status:
Date:Monday 9 February 1976
Time:08:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24RV
Operator:Tarom
Registration: YR-AMC
C/n / msn: 17306906
First flight: 1971
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bacau Airport (BCM) (   Romania)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bucharest-Baneasa Airport (BBU/LRBS), Romania
Destination airport:Bacau Airport (BCM/LRBC), Romania
Narrative:
The aircraft hit the ground 1300 meters short of the end of runway due the weather conditions (fog). The nose landing gear collapsed.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Classification:
Undershoot/overshoot

Photos

photo of Antonov-An-24RV-YR-AMC
accident date: 09-02-1976
type: Antonov An-24RV
registration: YR-AMC
 

Map
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 Bacau Airport as the crow flies is 231 km (145 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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