Airplane Crash - Menado, Indonesia 02/16/1967

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Menado, Indonesia


Date02/16/1967
Time14:21
LocationMenado, Indonesia
OperatorGaruda Indonesia Airlines
Flight #708
RouteJakarta - Menado via Surabaya
TypeLockheed L-188C Electra
RegistrationPK-GLB
Cn/In2021
Aboard63
Fatalities22
Ground0
SummaryCrashed on approach, landing short of the runway, collapsing the landing gear. Awkward landing technique resulting in excessive rate of sink. Contributing factors include narrow runway, uneven runway necessitating landing as close to the threshold as possible and marginal weather conditions.

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