Accident description
Last updated: 22 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 15 May 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registration: SU-AJM
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egypt)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:Beirut International Airport (BEY/OLBA), Lebanon
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed shortly after takeoff for a cargo flight to Beirut.


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Beirut International Airport as the crow flies is 560 km (350 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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