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Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:Thursday 2 January 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12A
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya (Sudanese Air Force)
Registration: -
C/n / msn: 2340606
First flight: 1962
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Geneina Airport (EGN) (   Sudan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Geneina Airport (EGN/HSCN), Sudan
Destination airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Narrative:
An Antonov An-12 is reported to have crashed shortly after takeoff from Geneina Airport in Western Sudan. The aircraft is said to have carried seven crew members, three judges, and eight civilians.
The aircraft had just delivered medical aid and was returning to Khartoum when it crashed. Initial reports suggest all 15 on board have died.

Photos from the aircraft at Geneina Airport suggest the aircraft was likely a former Goliaf Air An-12A that was to be operated by The Sudan Air Force out of Khartoum.

Sources:
» sudantribune.com


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Distance from Geneina Airport to Khartoum-Civil Airport as the crow flies is 1106 km (691 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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Antonov An-12

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