NTSB Identification: DCA08WA030
Accident occurred Tuesday, January 15, 2008 in Port Said, Egypt
Aircraft: Beech C90B, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On January 15, 2008, at 1120 UTC, SU-ZAA, Beech C90B, a training flight, operated by the Nuclear Center Survey, crashed at Port Said Airport (HEP), Egypt. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed. The pilot and training pilot were fatally injured. The aircraft was destroyed. There was post-crash fire. The flight originated at Cairo, Egypt.

The pilots were conducting touch and go landings on runway 01 at HEP. The aircraft was on takeoff climb to start the seventh circuit when the crash occurred. The aircraft crashed about 500 meters from the airport and east of the extended runway centerline.

The investigation is being conducted by the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authoritiy. The US Accredited Representative is Dennis L. Jones, NTSB, Washington D.C. (tel. 202-314-6321)

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