Airplane Crash - Near Gaj, Hrvatska, Yugoslavia 09/10/1976

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Gaj, Hrvatska, Yugoslavia


Date09/10/1976
Time10:15
LocationNear Gaj, Hrvatska, Yugoslavia
OperatorInex Adria Aviopromet / British Airways
Flight #330/476
RouteSplit - Koln / London - Istanbul
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-9-31 / Trident 3B
RegistrationYU-AJR/G-AWZT
Cn/In47649741 / 2320
Aboard176
Fatalities176
Ground0
SummaryMidair collision. ATC error, negligence in operations. Improper look-out duties on both aircraft. One hundred thirteen deaths on the DC-9 and 63 on the Trident. The entire shift of controllers were arrested. One was found guilty of criminal negligence and sentenced to seven years in jail but release after a little over two years.

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