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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
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Date:Monday 26 February 1996
Time:18:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed C-130H Hercules
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya (Sudanese Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 86 / Occupants: 86
Total:Fatalities: 91 / Occupants: 91
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Jabal Awliya (   Sudan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Obeid Airport (EBD/HSOB), Sudan
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
Crashed in flames ten minutes before scheduled landing time.

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Distance from El Obeid Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 367 km (229 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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.
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