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Last updated: 25 April 2018
Fecha:domingo 6 mayo 2007
Hora:ca 08:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operado por:Multinational Force and Observers - MFO
Registración: 742/F-RACB
Numéro de série: 742
Año de Construcción: 1981
Horas Totales de la Célula:10939
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca El-Thamad (   Egipto)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:El-Gora (HEGR), Egipto
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Santa Katarina-Mount Sinai Airport (SKV/HESC), Egipto
Número de Vuelo: 690
The Twin Otter was owned by the French Air Force and operated on behalf of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Egyptian/Israeli border in the Sinai peninsula. The airplane departed the El-Gora Air Base at 07:46 on a flight to Santa Katarina (SKV). Preliminary information suggests that the pilot attempted an emergency landing on a road. It collided with a truck and crashed.

» Neuf morts, dont huit Français, dans l'accident d'un avion militaire dans le Sinaï (AP, 6-5-2007)
» Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique


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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 El-Gora to Santa Katarina-Mount Sinai Airport as the crow flies is 263 km (165 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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