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A Fokker 50 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a landing accident PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 15 NOV 2012
Time: ca 17:00
Type: Fokker 50
Operator: Skyward International Aviation
Registration: 5Y-CAN
C/n / msn: 20175
First flight: 1990-01-22 (22 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B
Crew: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location: Aweil Airport (South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature: Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport: Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport: Aweil Airport (HSAW), South Sudan
Narrative:
A Fokker 50 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Aweil Airport, South Sudan. Some of the 57 passengers on board sustained injuries.
The airplane was chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to fly refugees from Khartoum, Sudan to Aweil. A photo from the scene of the accident shows the aircraft off the runway with the left hand wing separated from the fuselage.
The identity of the plane is not confirmed. Skyward owns two Fokker 50 aircraft, 5Y-BYE and 5Y-CAN of which 5Y-BYE was leased to Kush Air.


Sources:
» Radio Miraya
» Gurtong
Last Updated ( Friday, 23 November 2012 )