Date & Time: Sep 16, 1971
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Belgrade - Athens - Cairo - Jeddah - Aden
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising in poor weather conditions, the airplane struck tree tops and crashed in a wooded and mountainous area located near Rajince, south Serbia. The aircraft was destroyed and all five occupants were killed.
It is believed the accident was the consequence of a loss of control caused by an excessive accumulation of ice on the aircraft.