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Faiyum

Crash of a Lockheed C-130H Hercules in Kawm Ushim AFB: 6 killed

Date & Time: Sep 21, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a training flight. On final approach, pilot lost control of the aircraft following an unknown technical failure. Aircraft crashed short of runway and was destroyed. A crew survived while all six others were killed.

Crash of an AAC.1 Toucan near Wadi El Rayan: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 23, 1946
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
F-BCHD
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Paris – Cairo
MSN:
311
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While approaching Cairo, the crew continued to the south for unknown reason. Few minutes later, due to fuel shortage, the captain decided to attempt an emergency landing in the djebel Kalamoun located near Wadi El Rayan, southwest of Faiyum. The three engine aircraft crash landed in a desert area and came to rest. A passenger was killed while 23 other occupants were rescued.