Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 28 June 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF
Operator:Somali Airlines
Registration: 6O-SAZ
C/n / msn: 10559
First flight: 1977
Total airframe hrs:21126
Cycles:9842
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 535-7R
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 30 / Occupants: 30
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Hargeisa (   Somalia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hargeisa Airport (HGA/HCMH), Somalia
Destination airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed 10min after take-off.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#13)
» Willem Wendt


Photos

photo of Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF PH-EXG
PH-EXG was the test registration mark before delivery to Somalia as 6O-SAZ
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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 Hargeisa Airport to Mogadishu International Airport as the crow flies is 841 km (525 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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