Accident Vickers 634 Viking 1B SU-AFK, Tuesday 15 December 1953
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Date:Tuesday 15 December 1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic vikg model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vickers 634 Viking 1B
Owner/operator:Misrair
Registration: SU-AFK
MSN: 213
Year of manufacture:1947
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:8 km E of Cairo-Almaza Airport -   Egypt
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cairo-Almaza Air Base (HEAZ)
Destination airport:Luxor Airport (LXR/HELX)
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff for a flight to Luxor.

Sources:

The Calgary Herald - Dec 15, 1953

Statistics

  • 103rd worst accident in 1953
  • 15th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 8th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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