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Sterling Airways Flight 296 crash

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Sterling Airways Flight 296

Sterling Airways Flight 296

On 14 March 1972 Sterling Airways Flight 296 crashed near Kalba in the United Arab Emirates on a flight from Colombo to Copenhagen in Denmark with a stop over in Dubai. The Sud Aviation Caravelle was registration OY-STL. 112 passengers and crew died in the crash which was attributed to pilot error. It was the deadliest air disaster in the history of the United Arab Emirates.[2]


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