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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Datum:Montag 29 Januar 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin 18D
Fluggesellschaft:EgyptAir
Kennzeichen: SU-AOV
Werknummer: 188011003
Baujahr: 1968
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 37 / Insassen: 37
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 16 km NNE of Nicosia Airport (NIC) (   Zypern)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Nicosia Airport (NIC/LCNC), Zypern
Flugnummer:MS741
Unfallbericht:
The Il-18 crashed into the Kyrenia Mountain range near the village of Karavas, at an altitude of 783 m (117 m below the crest) while on downwind on a nighttime approach to Nicosia runway 14.

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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Nicosia Airport as the crow flies is 582 km (364 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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