Flugunfall 15 DEC 1953 einer Vickers 634 Viking 1B SU-AFK - Cairo-Almaza Airport
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Datum:Dienstag 15 Dezember 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic vikg model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 634 Viking 1B
Kennzeichen: SU-AFK
Werknummer: 213
Baujahr: 1947-08-28 (6 years 4 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:8 km (5 Meilen) E of Cairo-Almaza Airport (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Ägypten
Flug nach:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX), Ägypten
Crashed shortly after takeoff for a flight to Luxor.

» The Calgary Herald - Dec 15, 1953


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cairo-Almaza Air Base to Luxor Airport as the crow flies is 506 km (316 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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