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Accident description
Last updated: 6 October 2015
Date:Monday 21 September 1987
Type:Airbus A300B4-203
Registration: SU-BCA
C/n / msn: 115
First flight: 1980-07-03 (7 years 3 months)
Total airframe hrs:20600
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)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX), Egypt
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.

Runway excursion

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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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