United Arab Airlines Flight 869

United Arab Airlines Flight 869Saturday July 27, 1963
The aircraft crashed into the Arabian Sea while on a flight from Tokyo, Japan to Egypt while preparing to land in rain and turbulence. The pilot may have lost control while turning into an area of severe turbulence and heavy rain.

Crash Details

DateSaturday July 27, 1963
LocationOff Bandra, Maharashtra, India
Passengers55
Crew8
Fatalities63
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Comet 4C
OperatorUnited Arab Airlines
RegistrationSU-ALD
Flight OriginBangkok
Flight Destination Bombay
Off Bandra, Maharashtra, India
United Arab Airlines
de Havilland Comet 4C
1963