- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 26, 2003
Time: 04:45
Location: Near Macka, Turkey
Operator: Ukranian-Mediterranean Airlines
Flight #: 4230
Route: Kabul, Afghanistan - Trabzon, Turkey - Zaragoza, Spain
AC Type: Yakovlev 42D
Registration: UR-42352
cn / ln: 2042181195
Aboard: 75   (passengers:62  crew:13)
Fatalities: 75   (passengers:62  crew:13)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane struck the side of a steep mountain in heavy fog on its third attempt to land at Trabzon to refuel. The pilot reported not being able to see the runway on the first two attempts. The aircraft charter was carrying Spanish peacekeeping forces back to Zaragoza. Crew error.
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