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Flash Airlines Flight 604, a Boeing 737-300, was a flight from Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, to Paris, France, via Cairo. On January 3, 2004 the plane crashed into the Red Sea just moments after take-off at Sharm El Sheikh International Airport. All 135 passengers and 13 crew members on-board the plane died. The cause the crash remains disputed and suggested to be spatial disorientation from the Captain.

The crash remains Egypt's deadliest air-disaster, until the bombing of Kogalymavia Flight 9268, with 224 deaths. The crash is also the worst crash of a Boeing 737-300.

Passenger and crew countries of origin
Country Passengers Crew Total
 Canada 0 1 1
 Egypt 0 12 12
 Japan 1 0 1
 France 132 0 132
 United States 1 0 1
 Morocco 1 0 1
Total 135 13 148

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