Narrative:The Antonov was landing at the Lima-25 airstrip in southern Sudan when a crowd of some 300 local residents ran out onto the runway. The captain groundlooped the aircraft to the right to avoid crashing into them. The aircraft collided with obstacles as a result.
|Date:||Wednesday 7 June 2000|
|C/n / msn:|| 2804|
|First flight:|| 1992|
|Total airframe hrs:||2799|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-20|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Lima-25 airstrip ( South Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Lima-25 airstrip, South Sudan|
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