Accident
Last updated: 17 December 2014
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Datum:Freitag 19 März 1965
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 773 Viscount
Fluggesellschaft:Iraqi Airways
Kennzeichen: YI-ACU
Werknummer: 331
Baujahr: 1957
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Ägypten) show on map
Flugphase: Taxi (TXI)
Betriebsart:Linienflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
On approach to Cairo the gear had to be recycled a couple of times before three greens were obtained. The aircraft landed normally and taxied to the end of the runway. A 180-degree turn was made at the end, during which braking and steering failed. The Viscount ran into a row of lamp standards.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Loss of hydraulic fluid from the main reservoir due to a burst pipe.

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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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