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Last updated: 6 December 2021
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Fecha:martes 30 septiembre 1975
Hora:03:44
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic T154 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Tupolev Tu-154A
Operador:Malev Hungarian Airlines
Registración: HA-LCI
Numéro de série: 74A053
Año de Construcción: 1974
Horas Totales de la Célula:1186
Motores: 3 Kuznetsov NK-8-2U
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 50 / Ocupantes: 50
Total:Fatalidades: 60 / Ocupantes: 60
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) de la costa de Beirut International Airport (BEY) (   Líbano)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Budapest-Ferihegy Airport (BUD/LHBP), Hungría
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Líbano
Número de Vuelo:MA240
Descripción:
Malev flight 240 departed Budapest at 23:10 for a flight to Beirut. After contacting Beirut at 02:33 the crew got permission to descend to 6000 feet.
The aircraft crashed into the sea while approaching Beirut. The ILS localizer was unserviceable at the time of the accident. Visual approach should have been possible from the BOD NDB with a visibility of 20 km below clouds.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.

Fuentes:
» Aviation News 31 October 1975
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep


Fotos

photo of Tupolev-Tu-154A-HA-LCI
accident date: 30-09-1975
type: Tupolev Tu-154A
registration: HA-LCI
 

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Budapest-Ferihegy Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 2019 km (1262 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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