Date: March 18, 1966
Time: 18:40
Location: Cairo, Egypt
Operator: United Arab Airlines
Flight #: 749
Route: Nicosia - Cairo
AC Type: Antonov AN-24B
Registration: SU-AOA
cn / ln: 57302009
Aboard: 30   (passengers:25  crew:5)
Fatalities: 30   (passengers:25  crew:5)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into sand dunes. Improper approach during a sandstorm with turbulence and icing. Descent of the aircraft below the safe flight altitude in the final approach.

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