Narrative:After a number of failed approaches to Khartoum due to bad weather (sandstorm), the aircraft tried to make a forced landing in the Northeastern suburb of Haj Yousif. On landing, the aircraft struck a building and crashed.
|Date:||Friday 3 May 1996|
|C/n / msn:|| 27307909|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 47 / Occupants: 47|
|Total:||Fatalities: 53 / Occupants: 53 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Haj Yousif (Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Wadi Halfa Airport (WHF), Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
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LY-AAG was sold to Sudan in 1996.
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 Wadi Halfa Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 697 km (436 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.