ASN Aircraft accident Fokker 50 5Y-FAI Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Sunday 25 September 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 50
Operator:Freedom Airline
Registration: 5Y-FAI
MSN: 20282
First flight: 1993-04-21 (29 years 5 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW127B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) (   Somalia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Freedom Airline Fokker 50 sustained substantial damage in an accident on the apron at Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ), Somalia.
The no.2 propeller impacted a ground power unit, causing the separation of three propeller blades and damage to the remaining three blades. Shrapnel penetrated the fuselage above the windows.

Note: Registration is unconfirmed. The airline is reportedly operating two Fokker 50 aircraft (5Y-FAI and 5Y-FAS); 5Y-FAS was tracked on Flightradar24 after the accident.

Collision with airport equipment
Damaged on the ground


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