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Last updated: 14 December 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 5 April 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operator:Mega Aircompany
Registration: UP-AN607
C/n / msn: 7002
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Wau Airport (WUU) (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kuajok Airstrip, South Sudan
Destination airport:Wau Airport (WUU/HSWW), South Sudan
Narrative:
An Antonov An-26 cargo plane, UP-AN607, hit a cow on takeoff from Kuajok Airstrip in South Sudan with the left hand main landing gear.
The flight continued to Wau Airport where the airplane suffered collapse of the left hand undercarriage upon landing.
The aircraft was carrying medicines.

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Sources:
» Cargo plane crashes in Wau, crew survives (radiotamazuj.org)


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Distance from Kuajok Airstrip to Wau Airport as the crow flies is 61 km (38 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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