B707/720 Accident Score 1959-2011

  Saha Airlines Boeing 707 landing at Tehran-Mehrabad in 2011. Saha Airlines is the last commercial operator of the 707. Date Place Carrier Equipment Phase/ Casualties 15/8/1959 Calverton, New York, United States American Airlines 707-123 (N7514A) Training flight; 5 killed   19/10/1959 Northeast of Arlington, Washington Braniff International Airways 707-227 Training flight; 4 killed 4…

The Boeing 720B

With the launch of the Jet Age with its 707-100 series, Boeing soon found itself at a competitive disadvantage with Douglas, who already had an established world-wide network of agents, representatives and salesmen to market its DC-8 jet. To counter this, according to Ron Davies in Pan Am-An Airline and Its Aircraft, Boeing produced what it…