50 Years ago today: On 13 July 1968 a Sabena Boeing 707-329C crashed near Lagos, killing all 7 crewmembers.

Date:Saturday 13 July 1968
Type: Boeing 707-329C
Operator:Sabena
Registration:OO-SJK
C/n / msn:19211/518
First flight:1966
Engines:Pratt & Whitney JT3D-7
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage:Damaged beyond repair
Location:14 km (8.8 mls) N of Lagos-Murtala Muhammed Airport (LOS) (   Nigeria)
Phase:Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR), Belgium
Destination airport:Lagos/Ikeja International Airport (LOS/DNMM), Nigeria

Narrative:
The Boeing 707 crew had reported on procedure turn while approaching Lagos. The aircraft struck trees and crashed 8,5 miles north of the airport at 330 feet amsl.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: The reason why the aircraft descended below its minimum safe altitude has not been determined.