Category:Arrow Air Flight 1285

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English: Arrow Air Flight 1285 was a McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF jetliner, registered N950JW, which operated as an international charter flight, carrying U.S. troops from Cairo to their home base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, via Cologne, Germany and Gander, Newfoundland. On the morning of December 12, 1985, shortly after takeoff from Gander en route to Fort Campbell, the aircraft stalled, crashed and burned about half a mile from the runway, killing all 256 passengers and crew on board.
Français : Le vol 1285 Arrow Air est un avion McDonnell Douglas DC-8-63CF, numéro N950JW, qui assurait un vol nolisé international, transportant des troupes américaines, principalement de la 101e division aéroportée ayant fait une mission de six mois au sein de la Force multinationale et observateurs au Sinaï, de l'aéroport international du Caire vers leur base de Fort Campbell, dans le Kentucky, via Cologne et Gander (Terre-Neuve).
Arrow Air Flight 1285 
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Instance of aviation accident
Location Canada
  • Arrow Air
Point in time 12 December 1985
Authority control

48° 54′ 42.84″ N, 54° 34′ 27.12″ W

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