Narrative:A main landing gear strut broke on landing. A fire erupted, destroying the aircraft. The aircraft operated on behalf of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).
|Date:||11 FEB 2009|
|Type:||Cessna 208B Grand Caravan|
|C/n / msn:|| 208B-0366|
|First flight:|| 2001|
|Engines:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Boma Airstrip (South Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Departure airport:||Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Boma Airstrip, South Sudan|
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 Juba Airport to Boma Airstrip as the crow flies is 340 km (212 miles).
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.