Aden Airways

Aden Airways Tuesday November 22, 1966
The aircraft crashed into the desert 20 minutes after taking off. The aircraft made contact with ATC during the climb but failed to make a scheduled report an hour later. Detonation of an explosive device placed in hand luggage in the cabin on the port side just above the wing.

Crash Details

DateTuesday November 22, 1966
LocationNear Aden, Yemen
Passengers27
Crew3
Fatalities30
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorAden Airways
RegistrationVR-AAN
Flight Origin Mukalla to Mayfa'ah
Flight Destination Arden, Yemen
Near Aden, Yemen
Aden Airways
Douglas DC-3
1966