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Accident description
Last updated: 23 June 2017
Date:Saturday 3 June 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Aero-Pioneer Group
On behalf of:United Nations World Food Programme
Registration: 5Y-FMM
C/n / msn: 10318
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Garbaharey Airport (GBM) (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Dolow Airport, Somalia
Destination airport:Garbaharey Airport (GBM), Somalia
A Fokker F-27 cargo plane carrying nutrients and other humanitarian supplies sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Garbaharey Airport in Somalia.
The right hand wing broke off, outboard of the no. 2 engine.

» ATC News by Prof. Wolfgang H. Thome


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Distance from Dolow Airport to Garbaharey Airport as the crow flies is 93 km (58 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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