Flugunfall 06 DEC 1971 einer Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 ST-AAY - Kapoeta
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Datum:Montag 6 Dezember 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200
Fluggesellschaft:Sudan Airways
Kennzeichen: ST-AAY
Werknummer: 10238
Baujahr: 1963
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:9298
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 37
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 42
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Kapoeta (   Südsudan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Flug nach:Malakal Airport (MAK/HSSM), Südsudan
The Fokker F-27 Friendship operated on a passenger service from Khartoum to Malakal. The pilot in command was unable to receive the NDB nor locate Malakal and consequently decided to proceed to Juba. He failed to receive the NDB nor locate Juba. The aircraft then ran out of fuel and both engines auto-feathered. The aircraft sank vertically and semi-level collided with trees. It finally came to rest in a clear area in a forest.

» Willem Wendt
» The Glasgow Herald - Dec 30, 1971


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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Malakal Airport as the crow flies is 674 km (421 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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