Date: February 20, 1956
Time: 02:40
Location: Near Cairo, Egypt
Operator: Transport Aerien Intercontinentaux (France)
Flight #: ?
Route: Saigon - Paris
AC Type: Douglas DC-6B
Registration: F-BGOD
cn / ln: 43835/380
Aboard: 64   (passengers:55  crew:9)
Fatalities: 52   (passengers:49  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The flight crashed while on approach 18 miles SE of Cairo. Pilot's inexperience in ILS approaches. Improper approach. Crew error. Crew fatigue.

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