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26/05/1991 Lauda Air Flight 004 flight


Mayday - Niki Lauda: Testing the Limits - Lauda Air 004


Niki Lauda: 223 people dying on my plane

The flight was between Bangkok and Vienna. The thrust reverser on the No.1 engine of the Boeing 767-300ER operating the flight deployed in flight without being commanded, causing the aircraft to spiral out of control, break up, and crash, killing all 213 passengers and the 10 crew members on board.
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    • Essentials 

    • Aircraft 

    • History of the flight 

    • Investigation 

    • Passengers and crew 

    • Aftermath