Narrative:After a training flight of 3h14min an overshoot was practiced on Cairo runway 23. The aircraft, named "Nefertiti", lost control and crashed while climbing out.
|Date:||Wednesday 10 July 1974|
|C/n / msn:|| 73A-048|
|First flight:|| 1973|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Cairo (Egypt)
|Phase:|| Initial climb (ICL)|
|Departure airport:||Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt|
PROBABLE CAUSE: Continual increase of pitching up attitude during overshoot which lead to the stalling of the aircraft at an insufficient height for recovery.
Contributing were the inaccurate calculation of the CG position before takeoff and the possibility of movement of the ballast weight aft during flight.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.