Accident description
Last updated: 16 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 11 February 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Airworks
Registration: 5Y-BUQ
C/n / msn: 208B-0366
First flight: 1993
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Boma Airstrip (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan
Destination airport:Boma Airstrip, South Sudan
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).

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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.
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