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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 27693
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:11-APR-1968
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DOVE model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH.104 Dove 1
Owner/operator:Egypt Air Force
Registration: Z-900
C/n / msn: 04090
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Egyptian Sahara -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Baharia Oasis western desert
Destination airport:Cairo Egypt
Narrative:
Force-landed in desert of Egypt. Wreckage found 01.06.1971. All nine occupants died of thirst after drawing signals on the ground. One child among the corpses. His shoes are still there in front of the graves.

Sources:

I was there November 2010
Hamburger Abendblatt 14.6.1971, p1


Images:


Libya-Egypt Border 2010 November 12th

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
13-Mar-2010 13:22 TB Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
23-Dec-2010 01:31 nicolas berbineau Updated [Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2011 15:46 TB Updated [Narrative]
20-Dec-2012 04:43 TB Updated [Narrative]
22-Apr-2013 14:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
10-Oct-2013 22:05 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Jun-2014 16:05 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
25-Mar-2017 09:07 Mrash Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]
18-Mar-2019 19:16 TB Updated [Total fatalities]

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