British Overseas Airways Flight 911

British Overseas Airways Flight 911Saturday March 5, 1966
The aircraft crashed into Mt. Fuji after encountering severe turbulence when the pilot decided to give the passengers a view of the mountain. The aircraft encountered severe clear air turbulence and started to come apart in the air before crashing.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 5, 1966
LocationNear Gotemba City, Mt. Fuji, Japan
Passengers113
Crew11
Fatalities124
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-707-436
OperatorBritish Overseas Airways
RegistrationG-APFE
Flight OriginTokyo
Flight Destination Hong Kong
Near Gotemba City, Mt. Fuji, Japan
British Overseas Airways
Boeing B-707-436
1966