Lufthansa Cargo Airlines Flight 8533

Lufthansa Cargo Airlines Flight 8533Wednesday July 7, 1999
The cargo plane crashed into the Champadevi mountains at an altitude of 7,500 ft. The plane was flying too low. Failure to the adhere to Standard Instrument Departure Procedure by the crew and failure of the controllers to warn the flight.

Crash Details

DateWednesday July 7, 1999
LocationNear Kathmandu, Nepal
Passengers0
Crew5
Fatalities5
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing 727-243F
OperatorLufthansa Cargo Airlines
RegistrationVT-LCI
Flight OriginKathmandu
Flight Destination New Delhi
Near Kathmandu, Nepal
Lufthansa Cargo Airlines
Boeing 727-243F
1999