All Nippon Airways Flight 60

All Nippon Airways Flight 60

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. All Nippon Airways Flight 60 was a Boeing 727-81 aircraft that crashed on February 4, 1966. All 133 passengers and crew were killed when the aircraft crashed into Tokyo Bay about 10.4 km from Tokyo's Haneda International Airport in clear weather conditions while on a night approach. The accident held the death toll record for a single-plane incident until 1969. The aircraft carried 126 passengers and a crew of seven. Most of the passengers were returning from the annual winter carnival at Chitose, 600 miles north of Tokyo and point of origin for the flight. Flying in clear weather, the All-Nippon Airway plane was minutes away from Tokyo Airport when its pilot radioed he would land visually without instruments. Then the airliner vanished from radar screensshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134968625
  • 9786134968621