Narrative:A Let L-410UVP-E9 suffered a runway excursion after failing to lift off during an attempted takeoff from the airstrip at Yei, South Sudan. Some passengers sustained minor injuries.
|Date:||Saturday 1 April 2017|
|C/n / msn:|| 962632|
|First flight:|| 1996-12-03 (20 years 4 months)|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||Yei Airport ( South Sudan)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Yei Airport (HSYE), South Sudan|
|Destination airport:||Arua Airport (RUA/HUAR), Uganda|
The aircraft sustained damage to the nose and nose landing gear and came to rest in bushes.
Video, social media
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 Yei Airport to Arua Airport as the crow flies is 121 km (76 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.