Date & Time: Jul 7, 1965 at 0130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cairo – Aden
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after a night takeoff from Almaza Airport in Cairo, while climbing, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames near the airport. A crew member survived while all 30 other occupants were killed, 22 Egyptian soldiers and nine Russian crew members.
It is believed the accident was the consequence of a crew error, possibly related to the flaps position.