ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-24 registration unknown Belgrade
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Date:Saturday 18 June 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-24
Operator:Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Belgrade (   Serbia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vidin Airport (VID/LBVD), Bulgaria
Destination airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgaria
Narrative:
A hijacker commandeered a domestic Bulgarian flight to Belgrade, Yugoslavia. The hijacker surrendered.

Classification:
Hijack


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Distance from Vidin Airport to Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport as the crow flies is 150 km (94 miles).

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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