Narrative:A Somali Antonov 26 aircraft, on a domestic flight from Mogadishu to Hargeisa, landed in Djibouti where two crew members, the pilot and flight engineer, requested political asylum. Both of these individuals were military officers. Approximately 14 other Somali military personnel were among the 47 passengers and five crew on the flight.
|Date:||Tuesday 29 May 1990|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 47|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 52 |
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Djibouti Airport (JIB) ( Djibouti)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia|
|Destination airport:||Hargeisa Airport (HGA/HCMH), Somalia|
» Criminal Acts against Civil Aviation: 1990 / FAA
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 Mogadishu International Airport to Hargeisa Airport as the crow flies is 841 km (526 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.