Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 10 September 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-348C
Operator:Sudan Airways
Registration: ST-AIM
C/n / msn: 19410/599
First flight: 1967
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khartoum (   Sudan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED/OEJN), Saudi Arabia
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
The Boeing landed in the River Nile, three miles short of the runway.

Events:

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photo of Boeing 707-348C ST-AIM
photo of Boeing 707-348C ST-AIM
ST-AIM having just been painted in Sudan Airways colours prior to delivery from Aer Lingus (ex EI-APG)
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Map
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 Jeddah-King Abdulaziz International Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 965 km (603 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.
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