Aviation Photo #0102999: Douglas DC-8-53 - Japan Air Lines - JAL


Photo 4,260 of 4,263 by Steve Brimley
  • Erik Bentsen
    Japan Air Lines - JAL
    Douglas DC-8-53
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas DC-8 (Jet Trader/C-24)
    Douglas
    45680
    213
    JA8012
    Copenhagen - Kastrup
    Denmark
    1970
  • 51

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August 19, 2000
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"Akan", delivered to JAL 20-11-64, here with special "Japan World Exposition" markings. This aircraft crashed 14-06-72 during approach to New Delhi, Palam Int. Airport, India. Aircraft operating Flight 471 Tokyo to London. While on ILS approach to New Delhi runway 28, the DC-8 crashed on a bank of the River Yamuna, some 15 km from the runway. All but three of the 89 persons aboard were killed, including the 11 crew plus 4 others on the ground
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