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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 19 marzo 1965
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 773 Viscount
Operador:Iraqi Airways
Registración: YI-ACU
Numéro de série: 331
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cairo International Airport (CAI) (   Egipto)
Fase: Carreteando (TXI)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Descripción:
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:

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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