ASN Aircraft accident Fokker 50 5Y-BYE Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 6 September 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 50
Operating for:Jubba Airways
Leased from:Skyward International Aviation
Registration: 5Y-BYE
MSN: 20204
First flight: 1990-11-28 (23 years 10 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ) (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Galkayo Airport (GLK/HCMR), Somalia
Destination airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
A Fokker 50 passenger plane, operating on a flight for Jubba Airways, sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ), Somalia.
The airplane performed flight 3J715 from Galkayo Airport (GLK) to Mogadishu. Upon landing the airplane suffered a runway excursion. It went down a small embankment and collided with a concrete perimeter fence. The right hand main landing gear collapsed, the nose was crushed and the forward fuselage sustained structural damage.

Runway excursion (veer-off)


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Distance from Galkayo Airport to Mogadishu International Airport as the crow flies is 578 km (361 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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