Egypt Independent

Airplane crashes at Egypt’s Gouna Airport, killing two



Egyptian Civil Defense authorities received reports of an airplane that crashed on landing at al-Gouna Airport on Thursday morning, killing the plane’s two pilots.

Four civil defense vehicles were dispatched to the scene to treat the two men, who subsequently died of their wounds.

Medical workers in the Red Sea Governorate reported that the victims are Mohamed Saeed Khalil Mohamed al-Seroojy, 61, and Akram Khalil Khalid Hasan al-Hossary, 36.

The sources added that the plane, which belongs to the private company Air Man, was on a recreational flight over the resort-town of Gouna.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm