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Last updated: 19 January 2021
Datum:Freitag 7 März 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 628 Viking 1B
Kennzeichen: SU-AGN
Werknummer: 196
Baujahr: 1947-04-18 (10 years 11 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 26
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Manzala Lake (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Griechenland
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
The Viking was approaching Cairo after a flight from Athens when bad weather forced the flight to divert to Port Said. On approach to Port Said, the aircraft crashed into Manzala Lake.


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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 Athens-Ellinikon International Airport to Cairo International Airport as the crow flies is 1109 km (693 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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