EgyptAir Flight 648

EgyptAir Flight 648Sunday November 24, 1985
Hijacking. While on the ground at Malta to refuel the aircraft was stormed by Egyptian forces. During the fight, several hand grenades were thrown into the cabin causing a fire.

Crash Details

DateSunday November 24, 1985
LocationLuqa, Malta
Passengers97
Crew6
Fatalities60
Survivors43
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-266
OperatorEgyptAir
RegistrationSU-AYH
Flight OriginAthens
Flight Destination Cairo
Luqa, Malta
EgyptAir
Boeing B-737-266
1985