ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145505
Last updated: 21 September 2014
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Date:06-MAY-2012
Time:05:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A321-231
Owner/operator:Egypt Air
Registration: SU-GBU
C/n / msn: 687
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 130
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP) -   Syria
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Aleppo-Nejrab Airport (ALP/OSAP)
Destination airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)
Narrative:
Egypt Air Flight MS724 was operating a flight from Aleppo (ALP) to Cairo (CAI). During take off from at Aleppo the tail struck the the ground. When the aircraft was en route at FL310 about 85nm east of Larnaca Airport (LCA/LCLK), Cyprus the crew decided to divert to Larnaca where the aircraft landed safely about 50 minutes after departure from Aleppo. None of the 130 passengers was injured and the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Sources:
http://www.flightradar24.com/2012-05-06/02:22/MSR724
http://avherald.com/h?article=44f3a0ee&opt=0


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-May-2012 12:57 ryan Added
08-May-2012 13:02 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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