Airplane Crash - Budapest, Hungary 08/06/1961

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Budapest, Hungary


Date08/06/1961
LocationBudapest, Hungary
OperatorMalev Hungarian Airlines
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationHA-TSA
Cn/In20492
Aboard27
Fatalities27
Ground3
SummaryThe aircraft crashed between a row of houses while on a sightseeing flight. Inattention of crew to duties. Pilots had 2 companions in the cabin during the entire flight and performed forbidden maneuvers including one sharp turn which resulted in lost control of the aircraft.

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