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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 15 September 1954
Type:Vickers 634 Viking 1B
Operator:Misrair
Registration: SU-AFO
C/n / msn: 212
First flight: 1947
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cairo-Almaza Airport (   Egypt)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Egypt
Destination airport:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Egypt
Narrative:
The 1000 inspections had been completed and the aircraft performed a 3-minute test flight. An asymmetric approach was made (no.1 prop feathered), but the aircraft touched down in the last third of runway 32. Full power was applied to the no. 2 engine. The Viking, named "Tutankhamun", stalled and crashed.

Classification:
Loss of control

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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