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Last updated: 21 March 2018
Fecha:martes 10 marzo 1998
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-336C
Operador:Air Memphis
Registración: SU-PBA
Numéro de série: 19843/735
Año de Construcción: 1968
Horas Totales de la Célula:60171
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA) (   Kenia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mombasa-Moi International Airport (MBA/HKMO), Kenia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
The Boeing 707, carrying a consignment of (34 tons) fish from Mwanza to Cairo via Mombasa took off from Mombasa Moi Airport at 16:31. The plane struck approach lights following takeoff from runway 03. It then struck a hilly mound, rolled and crashed into the ground. The 707 disintegrated and caught fire.

Runway 03 at Mombasa is 10,991ft. long but at the time of the accident the first 2,600ft. of the runway was not available.

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Distance from Mombasa-Moi International Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 3879 km (2424 miles).

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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