Airplane Crash - Near Nairobi, Kenya 11/20/1974

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Nairobi, Kenya


Date11/20/1974
Time07:50
LocationNear Nairobi, Kenya
OperatorLufthansa
Flight #540
RouteNairobi - Johannesburg
TypeBoeing B-747-130
RegistrationD-ABYB
Cn/In19747/29
Aboard157
Fatalities59
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft stalled and crashed during takeoff. The wing flaps were not extended. First fatal Boeing 747 accident to occur.

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