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Last updated: 17 October 2017
Fecha:lunes 12 junio 1961
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L188 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-188C Electra
Operador:KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Registración: PH-LLM
Numéro de série: 2019
Año de Construcción: 1960
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 29
Total:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 36
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:4 km (2.5 milles) SE of Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egipto)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Roma-Fiumicino Airport (FCO/LIRF), Italia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Número de Vuelo:KL823
KLM Flight 823 departed Amsterdam on June 11 at 18:50 for a flight to Kuala Lumpur via Munich, Rome, Cairo, and Karachi. The Electra was approaching Cairo runway 34 when it crashed 4 km short of the runway threshold, at a point 60 m above threshold level.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was caused by the pilot-in-command inattention to his instruments."

» L'Unità, 13-6-1961


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Distance from Roma-Fiumicino Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 2135 km (1335 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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