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Seven Government Officials Killed in Sudan Helicopter Crash

A helicopter carrying local government officials crashed in Al-Qadarif, Sudan, on December 9th.

The incident happened when the officials, including Al-Qadarif governor Mirghani Saleh and members of the security committee, were on a security inspection flight.

Seven people were killed in the crash. The deceased include governor Mirghani Saleh and six other officials.

Several others were injured and were taken to a hospital.

Air Arabia Jordan Flight Returns to Khartoum due to Fire in Cabin

Air Arabia Jordan flight G9-666 had to return and make an emergency landing in Khartoum, Sudan, on January 9th.

The Airbus A320-200 plane took off for Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, but had to turn back after the crew noticed a fire in the cabin.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and three people aboard remained unharmed.

Turkish Airlines Plane Diverts to Sudan After Bomb Scare

Turkish Airlines flight 606 had to make an emergency landing at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan, on November 30th.

The plane heading from Nairobi, Kenya, to Cairo, Egypt, was diverted after a passenger reported a bomb threat.

The plane landed uneventfully. Everyone aboard remained safe.

It is believed that the bomb scare was caused due to an on-board wi-fi network called “bomb on board”.

Bird-Hit Badr Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Khartoum

Badr Airlines flight J4-341 made a safe landing following a bird strike near Khartoum, Sudan, on September 24th.

The Boeing 737-500 plane flying from Damazin Airport, Sudan, was on final approach to Khartoum when a bird hit it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Cham Wings Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway in Khartoum

Cham Wings Airlines flight 6Q-651 veered off runway after landing at Khartoum International Airport, Sudan, on August 19th.

The incident happened when the Airbus A320-200 plane was coming from Damascus, Syria.

No injuries were reported.

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. All 125 people aboard remained safe.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

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

Tarco AirTarco 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.

Sudanese Transport Plane Makes Safe Emergency Landing in Saudi Arabia due to Technical Problem

A Sudanese transport aircraft had to divert and make a safe emergency landing at Al-Baha Domestic Airport, Al-Baha, Saudi Arabia, on August 25th.

The Sudan bound Antonov 12 was mid air when it had to be diverted due to a technical problem in one of its engines.

One of the plane’s tyres burst during the landing.

All 10 people onboard remained unharmed.

FlyDamas Plane Diverts to Egypt due to Engine Problem

FlyDamasFlyDamas flight 4J-502 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cairo, Egypt, on May 19th.

The Boeing 737-500, heading from Khartoum, Sudan, to Damascus, Syria, was diverted due to an engine issue.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Five Killed in Sudan Military Plane Crash

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 was caused by technical issues.

8 Seriously Injured as UN Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Sudan

HelicopterA 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.

EgyptAir Passenger jet with Cracked Windshield Landed Safely

EgyptAirThe 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 damage.

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