MIDDLE EAST: Classic B707 crashes in Sharjah on landing

A Boeing 707 cargo aircraft belonging to Sudan’s Azza Air crashed in the United Arab Emirates at Sharjah airport on Wednesday while landing, killing all six aboard. The airframe was originally delivered to Lufthansa on February 27, 1969. Since then it has also served with Condor, United Arab Emirates, Sudan Airways and Ibis Air Transport, […]


A Boeing 707 cargo aircraft belonging to Sudan’s Azza Air crashed in the United Arab Emirates at Sharjah airport on Wednesday while landing, killing all six aboard. The airframe was originally delivered to Lufthansa on February 27, 1969. Since then it has also served with Condor, United Arab Emirates, Sudan Airways and Ibis Air Transport, as well as other carriers.