Thai International Flight 601

Thai International Flight 601Friday June 30, 1967
Ditched into the sea while on approach during a typhoon. Crew did not follow proper approach procedures. The captain did not monitor the approach properly and the co-pilot mishandled the aircraft after descending below minimum altitude.

Crash Details

DateFriday June 30, 1967
LocationKai Tak, Hong Kong
Passengers73
Crew7
Fatalities24
Survivors56
Aircraft TypeSud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
OperatorThai International
RegistrationHS-TGI
Flight OriginSeoul
Flight Destination Hong Kong
Kai Tak, Hong Kong
Thai International
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle III
1967