- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: December 04, 1974
Time: 22:15
Location: Near Maskeliya, Sri Lanka
Operator: Martinair Holland NV
Flight #: 138
Route: Surabaya - Jeddah
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-55F
Registration: PH-MBH
cn / ln: 45818/242
Aboard: 191   (passengers:182  crew:9)
Fatalities: 191   (passengers:182  crew:9)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft impacted Mount Anjimalai at 4,355 ft. the during approach. The crew descended below a safe altitude due to a position error resulting from misinterpretation of Doppler and weather radar.
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