Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 742/F-RACB, Sunday 6 May 2007
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Date:Sunday 6 May 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Multinational Force and Observers - MFO
Registration: 742/F-RACB
MSN: 742
Year of manufacture:1981
Total airframe hrs:10939 hours
Cycles:15168 flights
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near El-Thamad -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Departure airport:El-Gora Airport (EGH/HEGR)
Destination airport:Santa Katarina-Mount Sinai Airport (SKV/HESC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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



photo (c) Miklos SZABO; El-Gora (HEGR); 24 December 2001

photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Lille-Lesquin Airport (LIL/LFQQ); June 1981

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