What was Arrow Air Flight 1285 (1985)?

Introduction Arrow Air Flight 1285R was a McDonnell Douglas DC-8 jetliner that operated as an international charter flight carrying US troops from Cairo, Egypt, to their home base in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, via Cologne, West Germany, and Gander, Newfoundland. On the morning of Thursday 12 December 1985 shortly after takeoff from Gander en route to… Read More