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Last updated: 13 July 2020
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Datum:Mittwoch 21 September 1977
Zeit:16:59
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-134
Fluggesellschaft:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Kennzeichen: HA-LBC
Werknummer: 8350605
Baujahr: 1968
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 45
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 53
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,3 km (3.9 Meilen) SW of Urziceni (   Rumänien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Türkei
Flug nach:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Rumänien
Flugnummer: 203
Unfallbericht:
The Tupolev 134 was operating a scheduled flight, MA203, from Istanbul to Budapest with an intermediate stop at Bucharest, Romania. Approaching at FL40 Bucharest the crew were cleared to descend to 600 metres to the Ope NDB and prepare for a straight-in approach to runway 26. The aircraft struck level ground at an elevation of 55 m and crashed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: The aircraft had been flown at reduced power, leading to a gradual loss of altitude, unnoticed by the crew.

Informationsquelle:
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Fotos

photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
photo of Tupolev-Tu-134-HA-LBC
accident date: 21-09-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-134
registration: HA-LBC
 

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 Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport to Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport as the crow flies is 455 km (284 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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