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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Datum:Sonntag 3 August 1975
Zeit:ca 04:25
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-321C
Fluggesellschaft:Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines
Kennzeichen: JY-AEE
Werknummer: 18767/376
Baujahr: 1964
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 181 / Insassen: 181
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 188 / Insassen: 188
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) NW of Agadir (   Marokko)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Paris-Le Bourget Airport (LBG/LFPB), Frankreich
Flug nach:Agadir-Inezgane Airport (AGA/GMAA), Marokko
A Boeing 707-321C passenger plane, JY-AEE, was destroyed when it crashed near Agadir, Morocco. All 181 passengers and seven crew members were killed.
Alia Royal Jordanian Airlines carried out the flight from Paris (LBG), France to Agadir on behalf of Royal Air Maroc.
The aircraft was descending from FL80 for a runway 29 approach when the right wing tip and no. 4 engine struck a peak at 2400 feet altitude. Part of the wing (including the no. 4 engine) separated. Control was lost and the aircraft crashed into a ravine.

» Aviation Letter 275 p.6
» Flight International 07 August 1975 (170)


photo of Boeing-707-321C-N797PA
accident date: 03-08-1975
type: Boeing 707-321C
registration: N797PA

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Paris-Le Bourget Airport to Agadir-Inezgane Airport as the crow flies is 2284 km (1428 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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