Airplane Crash - Cairo, Egypt 05/20/1965

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Cairo, Egypt


Date05/20/1965
Time23:48
LocationCairo, Egypt
OperatorPakistan International Airlines
Flight #705
RouteKarachi - Dhahran - Cairo - Geneva - London
TypeBoeing B-720-040B
RegistrationAP-AMH
Cn/In18379
Aboard125
Fatalities119
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft crashed during its approach.The plane descended during the approach at triple the normal rate until the aircraft struck the ground. The aircraft exceeded the recommended descent rate during the final stages of landing for reasons unknown.

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