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Crash of a Fokker 50 in Mogadishu

Accident description

  • Sep 6, 2014 at 1030 LT
  • 5Y-BYE
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Scheduled Revenue Flight
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Galkayo - Mogadishu
  • 20204
  • 28NOV1990
  • 6J715
  • Mogadishu, Banaadir (بنادر‎)
  • Somalia
  • Africa
  • 3
  • 0
  • 21
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • On landing on runway 05 at Mogadishu Airport, the right main gear failed. The aircraft veered off runway to the right, exited the runway and hit a concrete perimeter fence before coming to rest. It appears the right wing and the right engine suffered severe damage (the right broke in two). The nose of the aircraft was destroyed and the fuselage was bent on several points. All 24 occupants were evacuated safely. The aircraft was completed a domestic schedule flight on behalf of Jubba Airways.