Royal Jordanian plane crashes

The following are significant events involving the airline or its subsidiares since 1970. The numbered events are those involving at least one passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role, and where at least one of the dead passengers was not a stowaway, hijacker, or saboteur.

  1. 22 January 1973; Royal Jordanian 707-300; Kano, Nigeria: After landing, one of the main landing gear collapsed and the aircraft caught fire. Six of the 11 crew members and 170 of the 198 passengers were killed.

  2. 3 August 1975; Royal Jordanian 707-300; near Agadir, Morocco: The aircraft flew into high ground about 23 miles (37 km) from the airport while inbound on a flight from Paris. All seven crew members and 181 passengers were killed.

  3. 13 March 1979; Royal Jordanian 727-200; near Doha Airport, Qatar: The plane landed in the midst of a thunderstorm. The crash killed three of the 15 crew members and 42 of the 49 passengers were killed.
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