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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 16 März 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 739 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Kennzeichen: SU-AID
Werknummer: 86
Baujahr: 1955-12-21 (6 years 3 months)
Betriebsstunden:12002
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:15468
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Dart 506
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:5 km (3.1 Meilen) W of Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF) (   Sudan)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Jerusalem Airport (JRS/OJJR), Israel
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
Bad weather at the destination Cairo forced the crew to divert to Wadi Halfa, Sudan. A crash-landing 3 miles West of Wadi Halfa was made following fuel exhaustion.

Informationsquelle:
» Vickers Viscount Network (vickersviscount.net)


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Distance from Jerusalem Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 409 km (256 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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