Date: June 7, 1989
Location: Paramaribo, Surinam
Aircraft: McDonnell Douglas DC-8
Reg: N1809E
Airline: Surinam Airways
Flight No: 764
Fatalities: 187 : 167

The aircraft hit a tree and crashed during a third landing attempt in fog. The crew descended below the published minimum altitude. Despite concerns about possible landing equipment failures the crew was determined to make a landing and not divert to another airport as they were running out of fuel.