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Last updated: 26 February 2021
Datum:Mittwoch 15 September 1954
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 634 Viking 1B
Kennzeichen: SU-AFO
Werknummer: 212
Baujahr: 1947-07-10 (7 years 2 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cairo-Almaza Airport (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Ägypten
Flug nach:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ), Ägypten
The 1000 inspections had been completed and the aircraft performed a 3-minute test flight. An asymmetric approach was made (no.1 prop feathered), but the aircraft touched down in the last third of runway 32. Full power was applied to the no. 2 engine. The Viking, named "Tutankhamun", stalled and crashed.


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