Date: August 20, 1975
Time: 01:15
Location: Near Damascus, Syria
Operator: Ceskoslovenske Aerolinie
Flight #: 542
Route: Prague, Czechoslovakia - Damascus, Syria
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-62
Registration: OK-DBF
cn / ln: 31502
Aboard: 128   (passengers:117  crew:11)
Fatalities: 126   (passengers:115  crew:11)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airliner crashed into a sandy knoll, 10 miles NE of Damascus during an approach to Damascus International Airport. Failure of the crew to maintain the minimum flight altitude.

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