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Last updated: 23 April 2021
Datum:Freitag 16 Juni 1972
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic IL62 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyuschin Il-62
Kennzeichen: SU-ARN
Werknummer: 00801
Baujahr: 1970
Triebwerk: 4 Kuznetsov NK-8-4
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 12
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 47
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 59
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ) (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
The Ilyushin landed on the wrong airport and overran. The crew landed at Almaza runway 36 instead of Cairo International Airport runway 34.
The aircraft landed 700 m down the (shorter) runway 36, because the first 650 m of the Cairo runway was unserviceable.

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photo of Ilyushin-Il-62-SU-ARN
accident date: 16-06-1972
type: Ilyushin Il-62
registration: SU-ARN
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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