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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 87
Last updated: 19 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE9L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft C90B King Air
Owner/operator:Egyptian government's Nuclear Materials Authority
Registration: SU-ZAA
MSN: LJ-1353
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Port Said,HEPS -   Egypt
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:HECA
Destination airport:HEPS
The pilots, Mahmoud Abdel Naby and Ashraf Shukri were in a training flight practicing "touch and gos" with "go around". After 4 trials on the fifth and just before landing on the runway for the last time the aircraft started to burn suddenly.

The plane crashed, falling in the Ahrash area near Port Said airport. The aircraft was used to detect radioactivity and to search for metals, including uranium in the Gulf of Suez and the Egyptian desert.


MENA, Reuters, Egyptian Newspapers

Revision history:

17-Jan-2008 21:01 Ahmed Added
18-Jan-2008 02:12 Vlad Updated
28-Feb-2010 21:04 Anon. Updated [Operator, Narrative]

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