Airplane Crash - Gatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey, England 01/05/1969

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Gatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey, England


Date01/05/1969
Time02:35
LocationGatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey, England
OperatorAriana Afghan Airlines
Flight #701
RouteFrankfurt - London
TypeBoeing B-727-113C
RegistrationYA-FAR
Cn/In19690/540
Aboard65
Fatalities50
Ground2
SummaryThe aircraft descended below the glide slope and crashed into trees and a house short of the runway. Incorrect setting of flaps and instruments.

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