Narrative:A Fokker 50 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Wau Airport (WUU), South Sudan. The fifty passengers were not injured. The five crew members sustained minor injuries.
|Date:||Thursday 29 March 2012|
|C/n / msn:|| 20248|
|First flight:|| 1992-03-17 (20 years )|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Wau Airport (WUU) ( South Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Wau Airport (WUU/HSWW), South Sudan|
Feeder Airlines flight 360 departed Juba Airport (JUB) at 08:00 on a domestic service to Wau. It suffered a landing accident at 09:45. The nose gear and left hand main gear collapsed.
Wau has a single 2175 m long gravel runway. Reportedly flights had to be aware of a displaced threshold because a segment of the runway was being covered with tarmac.
Video, social media
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 Wau Airport as the crow flies is 508 km (318 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.