Noorjehan Begum

 

 

Age: 70

 

Summary: Indian medical tourist who was among one of 79 passengers and crew members reported missing and feared dead in the infamous crash of Singapore Airlines Flight 006 when the ill-fated Los Angeles-bound jumbo jet slammed into an unknown object on a closed runway and burst into flames while attempting to takeoff at Chiang Ka-shek International Airport in Taipei, Taiwan during a typhoon, in which fifty-six people were hospitalized for serious injuries suffered as a result of the crash and it was the first major accident of a Singapore Airlines aircraft in 28 years of operation.

 

 

Cause of Death: Airplane accident

 

Born: circa 1930

 

Died: October 31, 2000

 

Location: Taipei, Taiwan