Eagle Air flight H7-360 veered off runway after rejecting take off from Yei, South Sudan, on April 1st.
The plane was accelerating to take off for Arua, Uganda, when the crew rejected take off due to an engine issue. The plane veered off the runway and came to stop in the bushes with its nose gear collapsed.
There were 17 passengers and 3 crew members aboard at the time; authorities said some of them sustained minor injuries.
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 an emergency landing approximately 100 metres” (yards) from the helipad at a base belonging to the mission at Saraf Omra in North Darfur.”
Eight people sustained serious injuries in the incident while others sustained minor injuries. They were shifted to Saraf Omra base for medical aid.
The cause of emergency landing is not clear at the moment.
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 was carrying relief supplies for internally displaced persons (IDPs).
Two people were killed in the accident while the third person aboard was injured. The survivor was immediately taken to hospital. The crash also killed at least 10 goats and damaged the nearby houses.
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 12, another Hawker Siddeley HS-125-700B operated by Sirius-Aero with two crew flew out from Sheremetyevo to Vnukova Airport on a ferry flight. The pilots realized that the right hand main landing gear was not operating and notified ATC. They made a safe landing on foam. In that flight, neither pilot sustained injury but one wing of the plane sustained some damage.
What: Ultimate Air Antonov AN-26B-100 en route from Entebbe to Yida Where: Yida When: November 14, 2012 Who: crew Why: On landing the Antonov AN-26B cargo plane in the Sudan, pilots skidded off the runway.
The left main gear collapsed just short of a Yida refugee settlement.
What: Azza Air Transport Antonov An-12BP en route from Khartoum to El Fasher Where: 25 miles SW of Omdurman Khartoum,Sudan When: Oct 7 2012 Who: 22 aboard, 15 fatalities Why: The pilot of a Sudanese military plane informed the airport that he had a problem with one of his engines before the plane crashed in a rural area west of the capital Khartoum. Twenty armed forces personnel were on board. The Antonov military transport plane was carrying military equipment from Khartoum to the capital of North Darfur.
Initially thirteen people died on the Azza Air jet, and nine were injured.
The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) are investigating.
What: Alfa Airlines Antonov 24/26 en route from Khartoum to Talodi Where: near Talodi When: August 19. 2012 Who: 32 aboard, 32 fatalities, 6 crew, 26 occupants Why: Sudanese officials en route to a Muslim festival were aboard a flight that crashed into a hill near Talodi. According to some reports, the 35 year old plane crashed into a mountainside during a dust storm while on a second go-round on approach to the airport; other reports make no reference to mountains or dust and just say the crash occurred during seasonal rains.
Talodi is a town in South Kordofan.
Guidance and Endowments (religious affairs) Minister Ghazi al-Sadeq was killed in the crash, along with Mahjoub Abdel Raheem Toutou, state minister for youth and sports, and Eissa Daifallah, state minister for tourism, antiquities and wildlife were aboard the plane.
Initial reports indicated there were 31 aboard but that number was increased to 32.
The news video below says the accident occurred during the second go-round during a rain storm.
Alfa Airlines is on the list of airlines banned within the EU. The captain who was from Russia had been flying with Alfa Airlines for five years, according to “Inquirer News” and was flying with a Sudanese co-pilot.
What: Sudanese Air Force Mil Mi-17 (Mi-8T) Where: El Fasher, Sudan When: July 16, 2012 Who: 9 aboard, 7 fatalities Why: The aircraft reportedly went down near El Fasher according to one source “due to a technical fault” and another “gunned down.” Seven military officers on an administrative mission died at the scene. Two survivors were taken to military hospitals.
What: Feeder Airlines Fokker 50 en route from Juba to Wau Where: Wau When: Mar 29th 2012 Who: 50 aboard Why: THe runway has been in the process of being repaired for the past several months. The pilots were apparently not advised regarding the necessity to touch down at midpoint due to construction. The first attempt at landing was aborted; on the second, after touching down, the plane left the pavement, and stopped on the ground with a nose and main gear collapse. At least five were hospitalized.
Passengers evacuated with some casualties, including a broken leg.
We sincerely hope ATC and the airport will accept responsibility for any inaction on their part in this matter.
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