Narrative:The Antonov crash-landed at El Fasher (ELF), coming to rest near the runway 05 threshold. The no. 1 engine was destroyed.
|Date:||Monday 7 August 2006|
|Operator:||Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya (Sudanese Air Force)|
|C/n / msn:|| 10407|
|First flight:|| 1980|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS) [ST] ( Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS), Sudan|
The rebel National Redemption Front (NRF) claimed it had shot down the airplane near Sayah, but this was apparently not the case since the El Fasher Airport was closed briefly and the Antonov was seen damaged next to the runway that same day.
» Darfur rebels say that they shot down govt warplane (Sudan Tribune 7-8-2006)
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.