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Last updated: 12 November 2019
Status:
Date:Monday 4 February 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-300
Operator:Tarco Airlines
On behalf of:Sudan Airways
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 91
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Khartoum-Civil Airport (   Sudan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA), Egypt
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flightnumber:SD103
Narrative:
Sudan Airways flight 103 was en route from Cairo, Egypt to Khartoum, Sudan, when a passenger attempted to enter the flight deck with the aim of hijacking the flight. He was overpowered by crew members and the flight was able to continue to Sudan.
The man was among a number of passengers being deported from Egypt back to Sudan.

Classification:
Hijack

Sources:
» alnilin.com
» eremnews.com
» CAA Egypt Statement


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Distance from Cairo International Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 1610 km (1006 miles).

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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