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Last updated: 17 November 2018
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Date:Friday 11 October 1968
Time:16:20
Type:Avia 14-32A
Operator:CSA Ceskoslovenské Aerolinie
Registration: OK-MCJ
C/n / msn: 77805120
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 40
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:7 km (4.4 mls) SW of Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG) (   Czech Republic)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Praha-Ruzyne International Airport (PRG/LKPR), Czech Republic
Destination airport:Košice-Barca Airport (KSC/LZKZ), Slovakia
Narrative:
The aircraft, named "Svit Gottwaldov", crashed shortly after takeoff near the village of Ptice.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Praha-Ruzyne International Airport to Košice-Barca Airport as the crow flies is 526 km (329 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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