ASN Aircraft accident Fokker 50 5Y-CAN Aweil Airport
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Thursday 15 November 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 50
Operator:Skyward International Aviation
Registration: 5Y-CAN
MSN: 20175
First flight: 1990-01-22 (22 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 57
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Aweil Airport (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:Aweil Airport (HSAW), South Sudan
A Fokker 50 passenger plane sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Aweil Airport, South Sudan. Some of the 57 passengers on board sustained injuries.
The airplane was chartered by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to fly refugees from Khartoum, Sudan to Aweil. A photo from the scene of the accident shows the aircraft off the runway with the left hand wing separated from the fuselage.
The identity of the plane is not confirmed. Skyward owns two Fokker 50 aircraft, 5Y-BYE and 5Y-CAN of which 5Y-BYE was leased to Kush Air.

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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Aweil Airport as the crow flies is 937 km (586 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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