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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Sonntag 18 August 1968
Zeit:09:21 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 24B
Fluggesellschaft:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Kennzeichen: SU-AOL
Werknummer: 67302806
Baujahr: 1966
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 33 / Insassen: 33
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 40 / Insassen: 40
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 180 km S off Cyprus (   Mittelmeer)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Damascus International Airport (DAM/OSDI), Syrien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft crashed into the sea (32'58"N 32'48"E) shortly after entering the Nicosia Flight Information Region (FIR).

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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Damascus International Airport as the crow flies is 602 km (376 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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