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Plane Crash in South Sudan Leaves 19 Dead

A passenger plane crashed into a lake in South Sudan, on September 9th.

The incident happened when the plane flying from Juba was attempting to land in Yirol.

Nineteen people were killed in the crash. Four others suffered serious injuries and were shifted to a hospital.

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Mega Airlines Plane Suffers Left Main Gear Collapse

A Mega Airlines plane’s left main gear collapsed on landing at Wau Airport, South Sudan, on April 5th.

The incident happened when the plane was performing a cargo flight from Kuajok, South Sudan.

No injuries were reported.

Eagle Air Flight Veers Off Runway After Rejecting Take Off From Yei, South Sudan

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.

West Wind Aviation Plane makes Crash Landing near River Nile

west wind aviationA 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 destroyed completely.

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Cargo Plane Crash in South Sudan; 41 Killed

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 survived. According to the police, the crash took lives of 41 people, including the local residents.

Preliminary investigations reveal the accident occurred due to over-load.

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2 Killed as Cargo Plane Crashes in South Sudan

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.

The cause of accident is not clear at the moment.

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 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.

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Crash: Southern Sudan (details)

What: Beechcraft 1900 South Sudan Air Connection
Where: Wau to Juba when the pilot sought permission for an emergency landing in Rumbek 400km (250 miles) west of Juba
When: Friday, 2 May 2008
Who: 23 dead including Dominic Dim Deng, (His widow claims it was an assasination.)
Why: engine trouble

src: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/7380412.stm

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