Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives
Bureau d'Archives des Accidents d'Avions

Crash of a Boeing 707 in Cairo

Accident description

  • Apr 2, 2004 at 0500 LT
  • SU-AVZ
  • Takeoff (climb)
  • Cargo
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Le Caire-Ostende
  • 20762
  • 1973
  • MHS200
  • Cairo, Cairo
  • Egypt
  • Africa
  • 7
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 7
  • On takeoff, the aircraft veered off runway after a gear collapsed. One or more engines were badly damaged and the aircraft was declared as write off.