Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701

Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701 was an air accident that happened on 5 January 1969, when a Boeing 727 crashed into a house on approach to London Gatwick Airport in heavy fog. Due to pilot error the flaps were not extended to maintain flight at final approach speed. 48 passengers and crew died; 2 people were killed on the ground. The Boeing 727 was only 11 months old at the time of the accident. YA-FAR was built on the 22 February 1968 and had over 100 flying hours with flights to Europe and the Middle East.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Plaispublishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136276216
  • 9786136276212