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EgyptAir Flight 864

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Site  Bangkok, Thailand
Crew  9
Aircraft type  Boeing 707-366C
Date  25 December 1976
Injuries (nonfatal)  0
Location  Bangkok
Passengers  43
Survivors  0
Registration  SU-AXA
Summary  Pilot error
Operator  EgyptAir
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Total fatalities  71 (52 on board, 19 on ground)
Similar  Aeroflot Flight 418, Middle East Airlines Fl, Indian Airlines Flight 171, American Airlines Flight 625, SAETA Flight 232

EgyptAir Flight 864 was a flight from Cairo International Airport to Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok. On 25 December 1976, the Boeing 707 on the route crashed into an industrial complex in Bangkok. All 52 persons on board were killed, plus 19 on the ground in the crash. Pilot error was determined to be the cause of the crash. EgyptAir claimed that the Bangkok control tower had provided inadequate weather information to the crew of Flight 864.

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EgyptAir Flight 864 Wikipedia


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