Egypt B738 near Tabuk on Feb 13th 2014, captain incapacitated

Last Update: February 13, 2014 / 21:33:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egyptair

Flight number
MS-682

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GCM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Egyptair Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GCM performing flight MS-682 from Dammam (Saudi Arabia) to Cairo (Egypt) with 121 passengers, was enroute near Tabuk (Saudi Arabia) when the captain became incapacitated prompting the first officer to divert the aircraft to Tabuk for a safe landing. The captain was taken to a hospital.

A replacement crew was dispatched to Tabuk, continued the flight and reached Cairo with a delay of 7 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 13, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egyptair

Flight number
MS-682

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GCM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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