EgyptAir Flight 864
A Boeing 707-320C of EgyptAir, similar to the accident aircraft
|Date||25 December 1976|
|Fatalities||71 (all 52 people on board + 19 people on ground)|
|Aircraft type||Boeing 707-366C|
|Flight origin||Cairo International Airport, Egypt|
|Destination||Don Mueang International Airport, Thailand|
EgyptAir Flight 864 was a flight from Cairo International Airport to Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok. On 25 December 1976, the Boeing 707 on the route crashed into an industrial complex in Bangkok. All 52 people on board were killed, plus 19 on the ground in the crash. Pilot error was determined to be the cause of the crash. EgyptAir claimed that the Bangkok control tower had provided inadequate weather information to the crew of Flight 864.
- Accident description at the Aviation Safety Network
- "Jetliner Crash in Bangkok in 1976 Is Officially Laid to Pilot Error". The New York Times. 14 May 1978.
- Gero, David (1996). Aviation Disasters Second Edition. Patrick Stephens Limited. p. 139.
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