Incident Past: THY Turk Hava Yollari DC-10 flt-981 Crashed near Paris
Turkish Airlines Flight 981 was a scheduled flight from Istanbul Yesilköy Airport to London Heathrow Airport, with an intermediate stop at Orly Airport in Paris. On 3 March 1974, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 operating the flight crashed into the Ermenonville Forest, outside Paris, killing all 346 people on board. The crash was also known as the Ermenonville air disaster, after the forest where the aircraft crashed. At the time, Flight 981 was the deadliest plane crash in aviation history.