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Status: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:woensdag 21 september 1977
Tijd:16:59 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic T134 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-134
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Registratie: HA-LBC
Constructienummer: 8350605
Bouwjaar: 1968
Aantal vlieguren:10547
Aantal vluchten:8920
Motoren: 2 Soloviev D-30
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 8 / inzittenden: 8
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 21 / inzittenden: 45
Totaal:slachtoffers: 29 / inzittenden: 53
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:6,3 km (3.9 mijl) SW of Urziceni (   Roemenië)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport (IST/LTBA), Turkije
Vliegveld van aankomst:Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport (OTP/LROP), Roemenië
Vluchtnummer:MA203
Beschrijving:
Malev Hungarian Airlines flight 203, a Tupolev Tu-134, was a scheduled service from Istanbul to Budapest with an intermediate stop at Bucharest, Romania.
On the first leg, while at FL40, the crew were cleared to descend to 600 metres to the Ope NDB and prepare for a straight-in approach to runway 26 at Bucharest-Otopeni Airport. 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.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: Romania MoT
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report
Language: Romanian

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

Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Istanbul-Yesilköy Airport en Bucharest-Otopeni International Airport bedraagt 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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Tupolev Tu-134

  • 725 built
  • 12e ongeval
  • 7e dodelijk ongeval
  • 3e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 20e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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 Roemenië
  • 3e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 4e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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