Narrative:En route, the crew were not able to receive the Malakal NDB, nor the Juba NDB. When fuel starvation occurred, the props auto feathered. The F-27 sank into trees.
|Date:||06 DEC 1971|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 200|
|C/n / msn:|| 10238|
|First flight:|| 1963|
|Total airframe hrs:||13364|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 37|
|Total:||Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 42 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Kapoeta (South Sudan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Malakal Airport (MAK/HSSM), South Sudan|
» Willem Wendt
» The Glasgow Herald - Dec 30, 1971
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Malakal Airport as the crow flies is 674 km (421 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.