Airplane Crash - Monrovia, Liberia 03/04/1967

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Monrovia, Liberia


Date03/04/1967
Time02:56
LocationMonrovia, Liberia
OperatorVarig
Flight #837
RouteRome - Monrovia
TypeMcDonnell Douglas DC-8-33
RegistrationPP-PEA
Cn/In45253/5
Aboard90
Fatalities51
Ground5
SummaryCrashed on short of the runway during approach. Crew error. The failure of the pilot to arrest the fast descent at a low altitude upon which he had erroneously decided after coming in too high.

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