Airplane Crash - Mt. San Pietro, Near Ajaccio, Corsica, France 12/01/1981

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Mt. San Pietro, near Ajaccio, Corsica, France


Date12/01/1981
Time08:53
LocationMt. San Pietro, near Ajaccio, Corsica, France
OperatorInex Adria Aviopromet (Yugoslavia)
Flight #JP1308
RouteLjubljana - Ajaccio
TypeMcDonnell Douglas MD-81
RegistrationYU-ANA
Cn/In48047/998
Aboard180
Fatalities180
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into a mountain during an approach to Camp dell Oro Airport in heavy fog. The crew was not properly prepared for the approach. The minimum altitude and maximum speed limits of the holding pattern were probably not retained. Imprecise language used by the crew and air trafficontroller.

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