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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 4 April 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya (Sudanese Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 30
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Adar Yel (   South Sudan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Adar Yel Airstrip (HSAD), South Sudan
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff during a sandstorm, killing Sudan's deputy defense minister and 13 high-ranking military officers.

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