• Short Summary

    Passengers and crew escaped injury when a new Soviet-built airliner made a forced landing in a desert area Cairo International Airport yesterday (Friday).

  • Description

    Passengers and crew escaped injury when a new Soviet-built airliner made a forced landing in a desert area Cairo International Airport yesterday (Friday).

    The aircraft, an Ilyushin-62 of the Egyptian National Airline, was wrecked as it ploughed across a road 300 yards (metres) from the airport runway.

    But the 61 passengers and five crew members wee able to escape though emergency exits and were reported all safe. Visnews cameraman Hassan Dahish visited the scene of the cash while firemen were still playing jets of water over the wrecked airliner to prevent a fire. The reason for the forced landing was not immediately known.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAERT1YEVIDB05AT1Q64HABWG26
    Media URN:
    VLVAERT1YEVIDB05AT1Q64HABWG26
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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