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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Date:Thursday 16 December 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-11
Operator:Pan Adria
Registration: YU-ADV
MSN: 429
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS) (   Italy)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Zagreb-Pleso Airport (ZAG/LDZA), Croatia
Destination airport:Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport (TRS/LIPQ), Italy
Collided with a field during a landing attempt in IMC conditions.

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Distance from Zagreb-Pleso Airport to Trieste-Ronchi dei Legionari Airport as the crow flies is 200 km (125 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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