Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 21 September 1987
Time:09:03
Type:Airbus A300B4-203
Operator:EgyptAir
Registration: SU-BCA
C/n / msn: 115
First flight: 1980-07-03 (7 years 3 months)
Total airframe hrs:20600
Cycles:9200
Engines: 2 General Electric CF6-50C2
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luxor Airport (LXR) (   Egypt) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX), Egypt
Narrative:
The Airbus touched down 700m past the runway threshold. The right main gear hit runway lights and the aircraft collided with an antenna and fences. End of June 1987, the aircraft had totalled 9200 cycles and 20.600 flying hours.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/88 (#1)


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Luxor Airport as the crow flies is 508 km (317 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.
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