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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
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Date:Sunday 19 July 1970
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Operator:United Arab Airlines - UAA
Registration: SU-ANZ
C/n / msn: 57302007
First flight: 1965
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cairo (   Egypt)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
At 08:37 the Antonov took off for a training flight. At 10:10 the aircraft returned for a series of five touch and goes. After the fifth landing with full stop, the An-24 took off climbed steeply to 50 m and then banked to the right with the no. 2 prop feathered. The bank angle increased to 90 degrees causing the aircraft to stall and crash.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: Incorrect action of the pilot under training and the delayed corrective action by the pilot in command which led to the loss of control.

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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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