Airplane Crash - Near Szczecin, Poland 02/28/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Szczecin, Poland


Date02/28/1973
Time23:52
LocationNear Szczecin, Poland
OperatorMilitary - Polish Air Force
RouteWarsaw - Goleniow
TypeAntonov AN-24B
Registration012
Aboard18
Fatalities18
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed into a forest, 1.4 miles short of the runway, while attempting to land at Goleniow Airport in rain and poor visibility. Icing. Captain did not turn on deicing equipment.

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