El Al Flight 402

El Al Flight 402

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. El Al Flight 402, a Lockheed L-049 Constellation pressurized four-engine propliner, registered 4X-AKC, was an international passenger flight from Vienna, Austria to Tel Aviv, Israel via Istanbul, Turkey, on July 27, 1955, which strayed into Bulgarian airspace and was shot down by two Bulgarian MiG-15 jet fighters and crashed near Petrich, Bulgaria. All 7 crew and 51 passengers on board the airliner were killed. The crash took place amid highly strained relations between the Eastern Bloc and the West and was the deadliest involving the Lockheed L-049 Constellation at the time.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 180 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 272g
  • Plor
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136284561
  • 9786136284569