- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 20, 1969
Time: c 02:00
Location: Near Aswan, Egypt
Operator: United Arab Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Jeddah - Aswan
AC Type: Ilyushin IL-18D
Registration: SU-APC
cn / ln: 188011301
Aboard: 105   (passengers:98  crew:7)
Fatalities: 100   (passengers:93  crew:7)
Ground: 0
Summary: A sand storm in the Aswan area caused the visibility to drop from 10km to 2-3km. The plane made 2 missed approaches and was approaching for the third time when it banked right causing the right wing to contacted the left side of the runway . The wing broke off and the aircraft crashed in flames. The pilot descended below minimum safe altitude without having the runway lights clearly in sight. A contributing factor was pilot fatigue.
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