Date: September 17, 1971
Time: 07:30
Location: Rila mountain, Bulgaria
Operator: Balkan Bulgarian Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Kardjali - Sofia
AC Type: Antonov An-14
Registration: ?
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 9   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Fatalities: 8   (passengers:?  crew:?)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed on Sveti Duh peak in the Rila mountains while en route. While giving directions to the aircraft, the ATC confused the aircraft with another Turkish aircraft which was flying almost the same route, but at 9000 m altitude.

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