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Last updated: 22 November 2019
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Date:Monday 2 September 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules
Operator:Southern Air Transport
Registration: N521SJ
C/n / msn: 4250
First flight: 1968
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Wau Airport (WUU) (   South Sudan)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Wau Airport (WUU/HSWW), South Sudan
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
Struck a landmine while taxiing to the runway at Wau Airport.

Classification:

Sources:
» Scramble Vol.13, nr.05
» Volkskrant 4.9.91 (p.5)


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photo of Lockheed-L-100-20-Hercules-N521SJ
accident date: 02-09-1991
type: Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules
registration: N521SJ
 

Map
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 Wau Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 1001 km (626 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.
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