ASN Aircraft accident Boeing 737-3Z0 C5-MAB Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ)
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Date:Monday 26 December 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-3Z0
Operating for:Tarco Aviation
Registration: C5-MAB
MSN: 27521/2738
First flight: 1995-07-03 (27 years 6 months)
Engines: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ) (   Somalia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Destination airport:Massawa Airport (MSW/HHMS), Eritrea
During takeoff run, there was unusual noise and high engine vibration in engine no.2. The takeoff was aborted. Inspection was carried out on engine number 2 and it was found to be substantially damaged.

Rejected takeoff

Runway mishap



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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 Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport to Massawa Airport as the crow flies is 1644 km (1027 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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