Narrative:Due to bad weather at the destination Alexandria, the Air Sinai F-27 returned to Cairo. The aircraft crashed short of the runway while approaching in a sandstorm. The aircraft collided with the side of a building and caught fire.
|Date:||Tuesday 10 June 1986|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 500|
|C/n / msn:|| 10659|
|First flight:|| 1983|
|Total airframe hrs:||2063|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 536-7 Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 21|
|Total:||Fatalities: 23 / Occupants: 26 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Cairo International Airport (CAI) (Egypt)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Alexandria Airport (ALY/HEAX), Egypt|
» Willem Wendt
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Cairo International Airport to Alexandria Airport as the crow flies is 181 km (113 miles).
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.