- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: May 07, 2002
Time: 15:17
Location: Near Tunis, Tunisia
Operator: EgyptAir
Flight #: 843
Route: Cairo - Tunis
AC Type: Boeing B-737-566
Registration: SU-GBI
cn / ln: 25307/2135
Aboard: 62   (passengers:56  crew:6)
Fatalities: 14   (passengers:11  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The jet airliner crashed into a hillside, 4 miles from the Tunis-Carthage airport, as the pilot attempted to make a landing. The plane's landing gear had failed to open during the approach into Tunis-Carthage airport and the pilot had made another circuit before attempting a fresh landing when the plane crashed in heavy rain and high winds. The accident was attributed to the rough weather conditions and the pilot's inability to deal with the situation.
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