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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195472
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Registration: SU-GCI
MSN: 696
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 211
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA) -   Egypt
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)
Destination airport:Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA)
Investigating agency: ECAA
EgyptAir flight MS955 suffered an uncontained engine failure (RR Trent 772B-60) during takeoff from Cairo International Airport in Egypt.
The captain rejected the takeoff and taxied the plane back to the apron. The no.1 engine cowling showed a large hole.




Photo of SU-GCI courtesy

London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
17 August 2012; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

18-May-2017 18:05 harro Added
24-May-2017 17:20 harro Updated [Source]
11-Jun-2017 19:54 harro Updated [Narrative]

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