Narrative:A Let L-410UVP-E9 plane, operated on behalf of the United Nations mission in South Sudan, sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Wau, South Sudan. Both occupants survived the accident.
|Date:||Thursday 28 February 2013|
|Operating for:||United Nations - UN|
|C/n / msn:|| 022634|
|First flight:|| 1991|
|Engines:|| 2 Walter M-601E|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Wau Airport (WUU) ( South Sudan)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Wau Airport (WUU/HSWW), South Sudan|
Photos of the accident show a collapsed nose landing gear and significant fire damage in the forward fuselage.
» Photo after the accident
» UN Plane Catches Fire On Landing (Gurtong.net)
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.