ASN Aircraft accident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3A-100 AF-519 Kalongo Airstrip
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 19 May 2023
Time:ca 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan 3A-100
Operator:Uganda Peoples Defence Force
Registration: AF-519
MSN: SH.1901
First flight: 1972-05-12 (51 years )
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kalongo Airstrip (   Uganda)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Nakasongola Air Base, Uganda
Destination airport:Kalongo Airstrip, Uganda
A Shorts Skyvan overturned during an accident near the Kalongo Airstrip, Uganda. Both pilots were injured.


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Distance from Nakasongola Air Base to Kalongo Airstrip as the crow flies is 207 km (129 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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.
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