Accident
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 16 marzo 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 739 Viscount
Operador:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registración: SU-AID
Numéro de série: 86
Año de Construcción: 1955
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:5 km (3.1 milles) W of Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF) (   Sudán)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Jerusalem Airport (JRS/OJJR), Israel
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Descripción:
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.

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Distance from Jerusalem Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 409 km (256 miles).

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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