United Arab Airlines Flight 749

United Arab Airlines Flight 749Friday March 18, 1966
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.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 18, 1966
LocationCairo, Egypt
Passengers25
Crew5
Fatalities30
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeAntonov AN-24B
OperatorUnited Arab Airlines
RegistrationSU-AOA
Flight OriginNicosia
Flight Destination Cairo
Cairo, Egypt
United Arab Airlines
Antonov AN-24B
1966