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Last updated: 20 March 2018
Fecha:sábado 25 diciembre 1976
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-366C
Registración: SU-AXA
Numéro de série: 20763/871
Año de Construcción: 1973
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 43 / Ocupantes: 43
Total:Fatalidades: 52 / Ocupantes: 52
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 19
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 2 km NE of Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK) (   Tailandia)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport (BKK/VTBD), Tailandia
Número de Vuelo:MS864
At 20:30 hours GMT, the flight crew made initial contact with Bangkok approach control and reported 33nm DME from Bangkok. After having been vectored to the "BK" beacon an ADF approach to runway 21L was carried out. After having reported that the runway was in sight the pilot was cleared to land and acknowledged the clearance. Shortly thereafter the aircraft crashed into a factory 2 km before runway 21L threshold.
The weather was: nil wind, visibility 4000 m, clouds 2/8 to 4/8 at 300 m, temperature 25 deg C, dew point 24 deg C, altimeter setting 1007 mb.

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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Bangkok-Don Muang International Airport as the crow flies is 7208 km (4505 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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