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Badr Airlines Plane Diverts to Port Sudan due to Bleed Air Problem

Saturday, March 4, 2017
By George Hatcher
Badr Airlines Plane Diverts to Port Sudan due to Bleed Air Problem

Badr Airlines flight J4-662 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Port Sudan, Sudan, on March 1st. The Boeing 737-300 plane heading from Khartoum, Sudan, to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was diverted after the left engine developed a bleed air issue that caused the oxygen masks to be deployed. The plane landed uneventfully.... »

Bird-Hit Tarco Airlines Flight Safely Lands in Al-Fashir, Sudan

Monday, September 12, 2016
By George Hatcher
Bird-Hit Tarco Airlines Flight Safely Lands in Al-Fashir, Sudan

Tarco Airlines flight 3T-400 was hit by a bird in Al-Fashir, Sudan, on September 10th. The Boeing 737-300 plane was flying from Khartoum, Sudan, when a large bird impacted its nose cone. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 108 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unhurt. Download article... »

Five Killed in Sudan Military Plane Crash

Monday, May 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

A Sudanese military plane crashed in El Obied, North Kurdufan, Sudan, on April 30th. The Soviet-era Antonov 26 plane went down when it was attempting to land at the El Obied airport. There were five crew members aboard at the time; all of them were killed in the crash. Army officials said the crash... »

West Wind Aviation Plane makes Crash Landing near River Nile

Saturday, November 14, 2015
By George Hatcher
West Wind Aviation Plane makes Crash Landing near River Nile

A West Wind Aviation plane made a crash landing near River Nile, South Sudan, Africa, on November 10. The Hawker Siddeley HS-780 Andover, en-route from Malakal to Wau, South Sudan, was flying on the behalf of United Nations’ World Food Programme to distribute food. All 4 crew members survived the crash. The aircraft was... »

Cargo Plane Crash in South Sudan; 41 Killed

Friday, November 6, 2015
By George Hatcher

A cargo plane crashed into a hill at the banks of White Nile River in Juba, South Sudan, on November 4. The Allied Services Limited Antonov AN-12B, was carrying 12 passengers and 5 crew members from Juba, to Paloich, at the time. Among the 12 passengers and 5 crew members aboard, only 2 people... »

8 Seriously Injured as UN Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Sudan

Monday, August 17, 2015
By George Hatcher
8 Seriously Injured as UN Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Sudan

A helicopter, working for the UN-AN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, made an emergency landing in Saraf Omra, North Darfur, Sudan, on August 16. The incident happened when the helicopter was flying from El Fasher, North Darfur. According to a spokesperson “A UNAMID helicopter, an Mi-8, carrying 18 passengers and three crew on board made... »

2 Killed as Cargo Plane Crashes in South Sudan

Saturday, November 15, 2014
By George Hatcher

A cargo plane, chartered by Lutheran World Federation (LWF), crashed at an airstrip in Jonglei state of South Sudan on the morning of November 14 The accident happened when the plane was travelling from Juba to Panyagor. The director of Jonglei state’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commission, Gabriel Deng Ajak confirmed that the cargo plane... »

EgyptAir Passenger jet with Cracked Windshield Landed Safely

Saturday, September 13, 2014
By George Hatcher
EgyptAir Passenger jet with Cracked Windshield Landed Safely

The windshield of the EgyptAir Airbus A320-200, registration SU-GBC, cracked midair due to hail storm on September 8. The flight MS-859, heading from Cairo, Egypt to Juba, South Sudan, continued its journey and landed safely at its scheduled destination. None of the 76 passengers aboard were injured, however, the aircraft’s nose cone sustained some... »

Two Hawker Siddeley Accidents in one week

Monday, February 17, 2014
By George Hatcher
Two Hawker Siddeley Accidents in one week

A Hawker Siddeley 748 en route from Juba International Airport to Rubkona crashed in the Sudan. The plane had a crew of four and crashed while on a humanitarian mission. The cargo was a total loss. Reports are that there were fatalities and survivors in the crash but details haven’t been released. On Feb... »

Russian Helicopter Shot Down

Monday, December 24, 2012
By George Hatcher

December 21, 2012 a Kogalymavia Mil Mi-8AMT cargo flight for UN forces was struck by friendly fire and all 5 aboard died in the crash near Likuangole in the Sudan. According to Ria Novosti, Russian law enforcement said the helicopter was a “Nizhnevartovskavia” Russian Mi-8 helicopter. The BBC said this was a peacekeeping mission... »

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