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Last updated: 23 April 2021
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Datum:Montag 9 Februar 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Egyptian Air Force
Kennzeichen: 1001
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 35
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:64 km (40 Meilen) E of Cairo (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:El Arish Airport (AAC/HEAR), Ägypten
Flug nach:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Ägypten
Unfallbericht:
A C-46 transport plane operated by the Egyptian Air Force crashed in the desert east of Cairo, Egypt. Local press reports indicate that 30 occupants died. Three were injured and two escaped uninjured.

Informationsquelle:
» Military Aviation Disasters/David Gero
» L'Unitá 11-2-1953
» Ottawa Citizen - Feb 10, 1953


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Distance from El Arish Airport to Cairo-Almaza Air Base as the crow flies is 259 km (162 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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