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British Overseas Airways Corporation Flight 911, was a Boeing 707 that was flying from San Francisco to Hong Kong, with stopovers at, Honolulu, Fukuoka, and Tokyo. On the 5th of March, 1966 the aircraft broke up in mid-air and crashed into Mount Fuji due to faulty maintenance to the vertical stabiliser. All 113 passengers and 11 crew members on board the plane were killed, in the 6th worst aviation accident on Japanese soil.

Nationality Passengers Crew Total
 United States 66 9 75
 Japan 27 2 29
 Indonesia 18 0 18
 Australia 16 0 16
 Philippines 6 0 6
 West Germany 4 0 4
 Canada 3 0 3
 India 2 0 2
 Taiwan 1 0 1
 France 1 0 1
 Netherlands 1 0 1
 Belgium 1 0 1
 United Kingdom 1 0 1
 Italy 1 0 1
 Venezuela 1 0 1
 Spain 1 0 1
 Argentina 1 0 1
Flag of Mexico.svg Mexico 1 0 1
 Cuba 1 0 1
 Sweden 1 0 1
 Denmark 1 0 1
Total 113 11 124

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