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Date of Accident:05 January 1969Help
Airline:Ariana Afghan Airlines   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 727-113C   Help
Location:London, England (Gatwick Airport)Help
Registration:YA-FARHelp
Previous Registrations:---Help
Flight Number:701Help
Fatalities:50:65+2Help
MSN:19690Help
Line Number:540Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:JT8D-9Help
Year of Delivery:1968Help
Accident Description:The aircraft crashed while attempting to land in low visibility conditions. The flaps were not extended far enough to maintain flight at final approach speed.
 
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