Date & Time: Jul 17, 2010 at 0730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 747-300
Operator:
Registration:
HS-VAC
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cairo - Jeddah
MSN:
23056/587
YOM:
1983
Flight number:
SV9302
Country:
Egypt
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
22
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was engaged in a positioning flight to Jeddah from Cairo. On departure, engine number four experienced an uncontained failure. Take off procedure was rejected and aircraft came to a halt and was later transferred to a hangar. All 22 crew members escaped unhurt but aircraft was later considered as damaged beyond repair. It was leased to Phuket Air.
Probable cause:
Failure of # four engine on take off.