KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 823

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Flight 823Monday June 12, 1961
Crashed into a hill during the approach, 4 km short of the runway. Crew's neglect to cockpit duties. Pilot's inattention to his instruments.

Crash Details

DateMonday June 12, 1961
LocationCairo, Egypt
Passengers29
Crew7
Fatalities20
Survivors16
Aircraft TypeLockheed L-188C Electra
OperatorKLM Royal Dutch Airlines
RegistrationPH-LLM
Flight OriginRome
Flight Destination Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Lockheed L-188C Electra
1961