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Last updated: 19 January 2021
Fecha:viernes 7 marzo 1958
Tipo:Vickers 628 Viking 1B
Registración: SU-AGN
Numéro de série: 196
Año de Construcción: 1947-04-18 (10 years 11 months)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Manzala Lake (   Egipto)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Athens-Ellinikon International Airport (ATH/LGAT), Grecia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egipto
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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