United Arab Airlines Flight 844

United Arab Airlines Flight 844Saturday January 2, 1971
Crashed 7 kms from the runway in a sandstorm. Decision to land while visibility was below company minimums for that particular airport at night.

Crash Details

DateSaturday January 2, 1971
LocationBen Gashir, Libya
Passengers8
Crew8
Fatalities16
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Comet 4C
OperatorUnited Arab Airlines
RegistrationSU-ALC
Flight OriginAlgers
Flight Destination Boumediene
Ben Gashir, Libya
United Arab Airlines
de Havilland Comet 4C
1971