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Last updated: 24 September 2021
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Sonntag 6 Mai 2007
Zeit:ca 08:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Betrieben durch:Multinational Force and Observers - MFO
Gemietet von :L''Armée de L''Air
Kennzeichen: 742/F-RACB
Werknummer: 742
Baujahr: 1981
Betriebsstunden:10939
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:15168
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe El-Thamad (   Ägypten)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:El-Gora Airport (EGH/HEGR), Ägypten
Flug nach:Santa Katarina-Mount Sinai Airport (SKV/HESC), Ägypten
Flugnummer: 690
Unfallbericht:
The Twin Otter was owned by the French Air Force and operated on behalf of the Multinational Force and Observers (MFO) in the Egyptian/Israeli border in the Sinai peninsula. The airplane departed the El-Gora Air Base at 07:46 on a flight to Santa Katarina (SKV). Preliminary information suggests that the pilot attempted an emergency landing on a road. It collided with a truck and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» Neuf morts, dont huit Français, dans l'accident d'un avion militaire dans le Sinaï (AP, 6-5-2007)
» Aérosteles : Lieux de mémoire aéronautique


Fotos

photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-742-CB
accident date: 06-05-2007
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: 742/CB
photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-742-CB
accident date: 06-05-2007
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: 742/CB
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from El-Gora Airport to Santa Katarina-Mount Sinai Airport as the crow flies is 263 km (165 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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