Saudi Arabian Airlines

Saudi Arabian Airlines Monday July 8, 1968
Crashed after a third aborted landing attempt in poor visibility and blowing dust. Failure of the captain to maintain minimum altitude for reasons unknown. Poor judgement by the pilot in attempting a fourth landing.

Crash Details

DateMonday July 8, 1968
LocationNear Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Passengers8
Crew3
Fatalities11
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-340-68B
OperatorSaudi Arabian Airlines
RegistrationHZ-AAZ
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Near Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Convair CV-340-68B
1968