Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Tuesday December 21, 1971
Crashed in adverse weather conditions shortly after taking off.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 21, 1971
LocationSofia, Bulgaria
Passengers62
Crew11
Fatalities28
Survivors45
Aircraft TypeIlyushin IL-18B
OperatorBalkan Bulgarian Airlines
RegistrationLZ-BES
Flight OriginSofia IAP
Flight Destination Algiers
Sofia, Bulgaria
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Ilyushin IL-18B
1971