Narrative:Crashed on takeoff. A fire erupted in the no. 1 engine, causing severe damage to the engine and the left-hand side of the fuselage. Three passengers are said to have died in the crash, while four more, including a flight attendant, died in the next days.
|Date:||Thursday 2 June 2005|
|Operating for:||Marsland Aviation|
|C/n / msn:|| 69901004|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Engines:|| 2 Ivchenko AI-24|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 36|
|Total:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 42 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) ( Sudan)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan|
|Destination airport:||El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS), Sudan|
» Sudan Tribune
UN-47736 was sold to Sudan as ST-WAL in 2004.
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 Khartoum-Civil Airport to El Fasher Airport as the crow flies is 804 km (502 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.