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Last updated: 21 October 2021
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Date:Monday 19 December 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL14 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-14
Operator:Bulgarian Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Vakarel (   Bulgaria)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport (SOF/LBSF), Bulgaria
Narrative:
The Il-14 was on approach to Sofia, Bulgaria when it descended below the glide path, colliding with a high-voltage power-line near Vakarel The airplane crashed, caught fire and burnt out All 5 crew members sustained fatal injuries.

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