Sterling Airways Flight 296

Sterling Airways Flight 296Tuesday March 14, 1972
The aircraft struck a mountain ridge during approach, 50 miles E of Dubai. Incorrect information from an outdated flight plan.

Crash Details

DateTuesday March 14, 1972
LocationNear Al Fujayrah, United Arab Emirates
Passengers106
Crew6
Fatalities112
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAerospatiale Caravelle Super 10B
OperatorSterling Airways
RegistrationOY-STL
Flight OriginColombo
Flight Destination Dubai
Near Al Fujayrah, United Arab Emirates
Sterling Airways
Aerospatiale Caravelle Super 10B
1972