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Last updated: 31 March 2017
Datum:donderdag 20 april 1967
Type:Bristol 175 Britannia 313
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Globe Air
Registratie: HB-ITB
Constructienummer: 13232
Bouwjaar: 1957
Aantal vlieguren:20632
Aantal vluchten:6780
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 10
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 117 / inzittenden: 120
Totaal:slachtoffers: 126 / inzittenden: 130
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:3,5 km (2.2 mijl) S of Nicosia Airport (NIC) (   Cyprus)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Internationale charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Bombay-Santacruz Airport (BOM/VABB), India
Vliegveld van aankomst:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypte
The Britannia operated on a flight from Bangkok to Basel with intermediate stops at Colombo, Mumbai (Bombay) and Cairo. The crew didn't fly to Cairo, but elected to fly to Nicosia instead. The plane was cleared to land at runway 32, but appeared to be a little high on the approach. The approach was abandoned and a left circuit was entered to position for a new approach. While executing a low circuit the aircraft collided with the ground.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident resulted from an attempt to make an approach at a height too low to clear rising ground."

» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 Volume II (151-155)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Bombay-Santacruz Airport en Cairo International Airport bedraagt 4316 km (2698 miles).

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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