Preliminary Report: King Air crashes in Egypt

 - February 28, 2008, 6:37 AM

Hawker Beechcraft King Air C90B, Port Said, Egypt, Jan. 15, 2008–The pilot and a student pilot were killed when the Nuclear Center Survey King Air crashed at Port Said Airport on a training flight. The aircraft was destroyed in a post-crash fire. The pilots were doing touch-and-goes and crashed on takeoff for the seventh circuit. The Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority, aided by an NTSB representative, is investigating the accident.