Plane crashes since 1970 for Gulf Air

The following events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.

  1. 23 September 1983; Gulf Air 737-200; Mino Jobel Ali, near Abu Dhabi, UAE: Crashed during approach after a bomb had exploded in the baggage compartment. The crash killed all six crew members and 105 of 111 passengers.

  2. 23 August 2000; Gulf Air A320-200; Near Manama, Bahrain: The aircraft was making at least a second attempt to land at the Bahrain International Airport after a flight from Cairo when the aircraft crashed into the sea about three miles (4.8 km) from the airport. The aircraft was executing a missed approach and descended into the sea shortly after the crew received warnings associated with a flap overspeed condition. All eight crew members and 135 passengers were killed.

Plane crashes since 1970 for Gulf Air
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