Crash of a Boeing 737-300 off Sharm el-Sheikh: 148 killed

Date & Time: Jan 3, 2004 at 0445 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SU-ZCF
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sharm el-Sheikh-Le Caire-Paris
MSN:
26283
YOM:
1992
Flight number:
FSH604
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
13
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
135
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
148
Captain / Total flying hours:
7443
Captain / Total hours on type:
474.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
788
Copilot / Total hours on type:
242
Aircraft flight hours:
25603
Aircraft flight cycles:
17976
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff at night, the aircraft plunged into the Red Sea, about 15 km south of the airport. Nobody survived and the aircraft was totaly destroyed upon impact with water surface. On board were 133 French citizens back to Paris-Roissy-CDG Airport, plus one Moroccan, one Japanese and 13 Egyptian (crew members). Weather at the time of accident was good with excellent visibility, outside temperature of 17° C. and light wind. The plane made a right turn after takeoff and at an altitude of approximately 1,500 meters, it made a left turn to come back to the airport but lost height in 17 seconds, descending with a rate of less than 300 feet per minute. The crew did not send any mayday message.

Crash of an Airbus A300 in Luxor: 5 killed

Date & Time: Sep 21, 1987 at 0903 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SU-BCA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Louxor-Louxor
MSN:
0115
YOM:
1980
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Aircraft flight hours:
20600
Aircraft flight cycles:
9200

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Cairo: 23 killed

Date & Time: Jun 10, 1986 at 1900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
SU-GAD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Sharm el Sheikh-Le Caire
MSN:
10659
YOM:
1983
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
21
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
23
Aircraft flight hours:
2063
Aircraft flight cycles:
2378

Crash of a Lockheed C-141 Starlifter in Cairo: 13 killed

Date & Time: Nov 12, 1980 at 2353 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
67-0030
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Ramstein-Le Caire
MSN:
6281
Flight number:
USAF030
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
13
Aircraft flight hours:
18719