EgyptAir Flight 843

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EgyptAir Flight 843
Accident summary
Date 7 May 2002 (The same day as Flight 6136)
Summary Pilot error
Site Tunis, Tunisia
Passengers 56
Crew 6
Injuries (non-fatal) 0
Fatalities 14
Survivors 48 (3 crew, 45 passengers)
Aircraft type Boeing 737-566
Operator EgyptAir
Registration SU-GBI
Flight origin Cairo International Airport, Egypt
Destination Tunis-Carthage International Airport, Tunisia

EgyptAir Flight 843 was a flight from Cairo International Airport to Tunis Airport. On 7 May 2002, the Boeing 737-566 on the route crashed near Tunis.[1] Of the 6 crew members and 56 passengers, 3 crew members and 11 passengers died, making a total of 14 fatalities.[2]

The airline continues to operate Flight 843 from Cairo to Tunis. It is now flown using an Airbus A320.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Egyptair disasters". BBC. 7 May 2002. Retrieved 1 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Egyptair 843". Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 1 November 2009.