Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

Balkan Bulgarian Airlines Tuesday August 2, 1988
Crashed on takeoff from Sophia airport en route to Varna. In-flight fire. Possible crew error.

Crash Details

DateTuesday August 2, 1988
LocationSofia, Bulgaria
Passengers33
Crew4
Fatalities28
Survivors9
Aircraft TypeYakovlev YAK-40
OperatorBalkan Bulgarian Airlines
RegistrationLZ-DOK
Flight OriginSofia
Flight Destination Varna
Sofia, Bulgaria
Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Yakovlev YAK-40
1988