Airplane Crash - Rodez, France 01/27/1979

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Rodez, France


Date01/27/1979
LocationRodez, France
OperatorAir Rouergue
TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 500
RegistrationF-BYAH
Cn/In10570
Aboard6
Fatalities5
Ground0
SummaryStruck a mountain. Failure of the crew to level off at the prescribed altitude either due to inadequate monitoring or an altimeter setting error by confusion between QNH and QFE.

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