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Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Datum:Sonntag 12 Mai 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Fluggesellschaft:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Kennzeichen: SU-AJX
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 34 / Insassen: 34
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Az Zahweyyin (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
Crashed into an orange grove.

Informationsquelle:
» The Leader-Post - May 13, 1963


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Alexandria Airport as the crow flies is 181 km (113 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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Douglas DC-3

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