Accident description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 21 April 1964
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 754D Viscount
Operator:Middle East Airlines - MEA
Registration: OD-ACX
C/n / msn: 245
First flight: 1957
Total airframe hrs:15246
Cycles:7167
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Al Arish Airport (AAC) (   Egypt)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Part of the taxiway collapsed, causing the airplane to strike contact the taxiway surface. This resulted in serious damage to the fuselage, propellers and engines.

Sources:
» vickersviscount.net


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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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