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Accident description
Last updated: 19 March 2018
Date:Wednesday 27 February 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:El Magal Aviation
Registration: ST-MGL
C/n / msn: 9709
First flight: 1980
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Heglig (   Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:Heglig Airport (HSHG), Sudan
Undershot runway 34, bounced and landed hard on the runway, causing the left main gear leg to collapse. The Antonov slid off the side of the runway.


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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Heglig Airport as the crow flies is 706 km (441 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.
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