Airplane Crash - Ionian Sea , Off Kefallinia, Greece 09/08/1974

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Ionian Sea , off Kefallinia, Greece


Date09/08/1974
Time09:40
LocationIonian Sea , off Kefallinia, Greece
OperatorTrans World Airlines
Flight #841
RouteTel Aviv - Athens - Rome - New York
TypeBoeing B-707-331B
RegistrationN8734
Cn/In20063/789
Aboard88
Fatalities88
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft pitched up, rolled to the left, went into a steep spiral dive and crashed into the sea. Detonation of an explosive device in the aft cargo hold. A Palestinian organization claimed responsibility. The blast probably buckled the cabin floor damaging the elevator and rudder controls.

List all Airplane Crashes/ Shootdowns