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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87
Last updated: 23 April 2019
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Date:15-JAN-2008
Time:01:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE9L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C90B King Air
Owner/operator:Egyptian government's Nuclear Materials Authority
Registration: SU-ZAA
C/n / msn: LJ-1353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Said,HEPS -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Nature:Training
Departure airport:HECA
Destination airport:HEPS
Narrative:
The pilots, Mahmoud Abdel Naby and Ashraf Shukri were in a training flight practicing "touch and gos" with "go around". After 4 trials on the fifth and just before landing on the runway for the last time the aircraft started to burn suddenly.

The plane crashed, falling in the Ahrash area near Port Said airport. The aircraft was used to detect radioactivity and to search for metals, including uranium in the Gulf of Suez and the Egyptian desert.

Sources:

MENA, Reuters, Egyptian Newspapers


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jan-2008 21:01 Ahmed Added
18-Jan-2008 02:12 Vlad Updated
28-Feb-2010 21:04 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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