Sobleair OO-SRD – 12. December 1973

Date  12.   December 1973
Location Tanger   Boukhalf Aiport, Morocco
C/N 69
Model  Caravelle   III
Airline Sobleair
Registration OO-SRD
Occupants  6/6 + 100/100
Aircraft history OO-SRD c/n 69 Caravelle 3 made its first flight on   February 23rd 1961 as F-WJAN and was delivered to Sabena on February 28th   1961. On March 31st 1971 it was sub-leased to Royal Air Maroc.
Accident description OO-SRD, coming from Paris, approached Tanger Boukhalf Aiport, Morocco in darkness and rain. The pilot extended the outbound procedure turn too far to the East resulting the plane to fly in   mountainous area. At 22.07 the aircraft collided with Mt. Mellaline near Tetouan, 50 kilometers east of the airport at an altitude of 2300feet killing all 106 occupants.