Narrative:Flight MS843 departed Cairo at 13:40 for a flight to Tunis. The 737 crash-landed about six kilometres (four miles) from the airport while on an approach to runway 11.
|Date:||Tuesday 7 May 2002|
|C/n / msn:|| 25307/2135|
|First flight:|| 1991-09-24 (10 years 8 months)|
|Total airframe hrs:||26082|
|Engines:|| 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 56|
|Total:||Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 62 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||6 km (3.8 mls) from Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN) ( Tunisia)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt|
|Destination airport:||Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunisia|
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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 Tunis-Carthage Airport as the crow flies is 2083 km (1302 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.