Pakistan International Airlines Flight 705

Pakistan International Airlines Flight 705Thursday May 20, 1965
The aircraft crashed during its approach.The plane descended during the approach at triple the normal rate until the aircraft struck the ground. The aircraft exceeded the recommended descent rate during the final stages of landing for reasons unknown.

Crash Details

DateThursday May 20, 1965
LocationCairo, Egypt
Passengers114
Crew13
Fatalities121
Survivors6
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-720-040B
OperatorPakistan International Airlines
RegistrationAP-AMH
Flight OriginKarachi
Flight Destination Dhahran
Cairo, Egypt
Pakistan International Airlines
Boeing B-720-040B
1965