Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Tuesday January 10, 1984
The aircraft struck power lines and crashed into a forest during a snowstorm while attempting to land. A go-around was attempted at 300 ft. but the plane struck power lines and crashed 2.5 miles short of the runway. The crew descended below decision altitude while trying to make visual contact with the runway.

Crash Details

DateTuesday January 10, 1984
LocationSofia, Bulgaria
Passengers45
Crew5
Fatalities50
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeTupolev TU-134A
OperatorBalkan Bulgarian Airlines
RegistrationLZ-TUR
Flight OriginBerlin
Flight Destination Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Tupolev TU-134A
1984