Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701

Ariana Afghan Airlines Flight 701Sunday January 5, 1969
The aircraft descended below the glide slope and crashed into trees and a house short of the runway. Incorrect setting of flaps and instruments.

Crash Details

DateSunday January 5, 1969
LocationGatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey, England
Passengers54
Crew8
Fatalities48
Survivors14
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-727-113C
OperatorAriana Afghan Airlines
RegistrationYA-FAR
Flight OriginFrankfurt
Flight Destination London
Gatwick Airport, Horley, Surrey, England
Ariana Afghan Airlines
Boeing B-727-113C
1969