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Date of Accident:27 February 1988Help
Airline:Talia Airways   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 727-2H9A   Help
Location:Ercan, CyprusHelp
Registration:TC-AKDHelp
Previous Registrations:YU-AKAHelp
Flight Number:---Help
Fatalities:15:15Help
MSN:20930Help
Line Number:1044Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:JT8D-9AHelp
Year of Delivery:1974Help
Accident Description:The aircraft crashed into terrain on approach. The pilot descended below the minimum safe altitude in an attempt to conduct a visual approach despite low ceilings. Crew error.
 
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