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Last updated: 17 October 2021
Date:Friday 14 November 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-748-399 Srs. 2B LFD
Operator:Global Airlift
Registration: 5Y-BVQ
MSN: 1778
First flight: 1981-08-12 (33 years 3 months)
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 536-2
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Panyagor Airstrip (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan
Destination airport:Panyagor Airstrip, South Sudan
A BAe-748 cargo plane, registered 5Y-BVQ, crashed just short of the airstrip at Panyagor, Jonglei State, South Sudan. Reportedly two crew members sustained fatal injuries.
The aircraft was chartered by Lutheran World Federation and carried a cargo of food and non-food items.
Local media quoted an eyewitness saying that the plane crashed during the second approach. It impacted a residential structure about 20 m from the airstrip.

» Radio Tamazuj


photo of BAe-748-399-LFD-Srs-2B-5Y-BVQ
accident date: 14-11-2014
type: BAe-748-399 LFD Srs. 2B
registration: 5Y-BVQ

Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
12 August 1981 G-11-20 British Aerospace first flight
22 January 1982 5U-BAS Air Niger delivered
19 November 1991 C-FKTL Kelner Airways bought
26 January 1993 C-FKTL Wasaya Airways Kelner Airways merged into Wasaya
20 March 1998 SE-LIC West Air Sweden bought
June 2006 SE-LIC Alaire operated on behalf of Alaire
31 January 2008 5Y-BVQ 748 Air Services registered
November 2011 5Y-BVQ 748 Air Services CofA expired; stored at Nairobi-Wilson without nr.2 engine
2014 5Y-BVQ Global Airlift

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 Juba Airport to Panyagor Airstrip as the crow flies is 272 km (170 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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