Accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 YU-AHR, Sunday 19 March 1972
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Date:Sunday 19 March 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Owner/operator:Inex-Adria Aviopromet, lst EgyptAir
Registration: YU-AHR
MSN: 47503/587
Year of manufacture:1970
Total airframe hrs:3465 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9
Fatalities:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 30
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:7 km SW of Aden International Airport (ADE) -   Yemen
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cairo International Airport (CAI/HECA)
Destination airport:Aden International Airport (ADE/ODAA)
Crashed into Shamsan Mts, while on visual approach to runway 08.


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  • 28th worst accident in 1972
  • 23rd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 6th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Werner Fischdick; Düsseldorf Airport (DUS); 11 May 1971

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