Airplane Crash - Near Cairo, Egypt 02/20/1956

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Cairo, Egypt


Date02/20/1956
Time02:40
LocationNear Cairo, Egypt
OperatorTransport Aerien Intercontinentaux (France)
RouteSaigon - Paris
TypeDouglas DC-6B
RegistrationF-BGOD
Cn/In43835/380
Aboard64
Fatalities52
Ground0
SummaryThe flight crashed while on approach 18 miles SE of Cairo. Pilot's inexperience in ILS approaches. Improper approach. Crew error. Crew fatigue.

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