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Last updated: 16 December 2019
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Datum:Freitag 2 Dezember 1977
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolew Tu-154A
Betrieben durch:Libyan Arab Airlines
Gemietet von :Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Kennzeichen: LZ-BTN
Werknummer: 74A054
Baujahr: 1974
Betriebsstunden:3700
Triebwerk: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 59 / Insassen: 159
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 59 / Insassen: 165
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Benghazi (   Libyen)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Jeddah International Airport (JED/OEJD), Saudi Arabien
Flug nach:Benghazi-Benina International Airport (BEN/HLLB), Libyen
Unfallbericht:
Landing at Benghazi wasn't possible due to heavy fog. When the crew weren't able to locate the alternate airport, they ran out of fuel. A forced landing was carried out. LZ-BTN was one of 6 Tupolev 154s leased by Libyan Arab Airlines from Balkan Bulgarian Airlines for Hadj pilgrim flights to Mecca.

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photo of Tupolev-Tu-154A-LZ-BTN
accident date: 02-12-1977
type: Tupolev Tu-154A
registration: LZ-BTN
 

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 Jeddah International Airport to Benghazi-Benina International Airport as the crow flies is 2200 km (1375 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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