Airplane Crash - Cairo, Egypt 03/18/1966

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Cairo, Egypt


Date03/18/1966
Time18:40
LocationCairo, Egypt
OperatorUnited Arab Airlines
Flight #749
RouteNicosia - Cairo
TypeAntonov AN-24B
RegistrationSU-AOA
Cn/In57302009
Aboard30
Fatalities30
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into sand dunes. Improper approach during a sandstorm with turbulence and icing. Descent of the aircraft below the safe flight altitude in the final approach.

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