Airplane Crash - Near Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia 09/01/1966

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia


Date09/01/1966
Time00:47
LocationNear Ljubljana, Slovenia, Yugoslavia
OperatorBritannia Airways
Flight #105
RouteLuton - Ljubljana
TypeBristol Britannia 102
RegistrationG-ANBB
Cn/In12903
Aboard117
Fatalities98
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed into forest during a landing attempt at Ljubljana Airport. The crew's failure to follow proper landing procedures. Improperly set altimeter. Captain failed to adjust his altimeter (he remained on QNH instead of changing to QFE) and the crew failed to cross-check altimeters.

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