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Last updated: 22 April 2019
Datum:Dienstag 7 Mai 2002
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-566
Kennzeichen: SU-GBI
Werknummer: 25307/2135
Baujahr: 1991-09-24 (10 years 8 months)
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:15686
Triebwerk: 2 CFMI CFM56-3C1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 56
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 62
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6 km (3.8 Meilen) NW of Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN) (   Tunesien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Internationaler Linienflug
Flug von:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Ägypten
Flug nach:Tunis-Carthage Airport (TUN/DTTA), Tunesien
EgyptAir Flight 843 departed Cairo at 13:40 for a flight to Tunis. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-500, was cleared for a VOR/DME approach to runway 11 at Tunis-Carthage Airport. Weather conditions were IMC when the aircraft impacted a hill in the Ennahli region, 6 km from the runway.

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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 Cairo International Airport to Tunis-Carthage Airport as the crow flies is 2083 km (1302 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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