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Date of Accident:31 October 1999Help
Airline:EgyptAir   Help
Aircraft:Boeing 767-366ER   Help
Location:Atlantic Ocean (off Nantucket)Help
Registration:SU-GAPHelp
Previous Registrations:---Help
Flight Number:990Help
Fatalities:217:217Help
MSN:24542Help
Line Number:282Help
Engine Manufacturer:Pratt & WhitneyHelp
Engine Model:PW4060Help
Year of Delivery:1989Help
Accident Description:30 minutes after takeoff from New York on a flight to Cairo, the aircraft suffered an undetermined upset which caused a rapid descent from FL330 to FL191 in 36 seconds. Radar contact was lost at FL191 and the aircraft impacted the Atlantic Ocean shortly after.
 
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