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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 179428
Last updated: 11 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-231
Registration: SU-GBD
C/n / msn: 194
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 153
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA) -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Alexandria-Borg El Arab Airport (HBE/HEBA)
Destination airport:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK)
EgyptAir flight MS653 from Alexandria, Egypt to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, encountered a hydraulic yellow system low quantity followed by a green system overheat indication and diverted to Madinah. The aircaft landed on runway 17 at 14:16 UTC with three tires deflated after landing.
The aircraft was ferried to Cairo the next day as flight MS1654 and was back in service the same day.


Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 May 1998 SU-GBD EgyptAir 0 Cairo International Airport (CAI) sub


Photo of SU-GBD courtesy

Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA / FRF)
20 June 1992; (c) Derek Gaynor

Revision history:

09-Sep-2015 17:45 harro Added
09-Sep-2015 17:45 harro Updated [Narrative]

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