33 Years ago today: On 2 November 1988 a LOT Antonov 24 made a forced landing follwing engine problems near Rzeszow, killing 1 out of 29 occupants.
|Date:||Wednesday 2 November 1988|
|Operator:||LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze|
|Engines:||2 Ivchenko AI-24|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 25|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 29|
|Aircraft damage:||Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Rzeszów ( Poland)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Warszawa-Okecie Airport (WAW/EPWA), Poland|
|Destination airport:||Rzeszów Airport (RZE/EPRZ), Poland|
Engine failure forced the crew to make an emergency landing on a field. The aircraft struck a ditch and caught fire.