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Crash of an Antonov AN-26B in Maban

Accident description

  • Aug 28, 2017 at 1130 LT
  • EK-26006
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Humanitarian
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • 12102
  • 1982
  • Maban, Upper Nile (أعالي النيل)
  • South Sudan
  • Africa
  • ?
  • 0
  • ?
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • After touchdown on runway 33 at Maban Airport, South Sudan, the airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance and overran. It lost its undercarriage and came to rest in flames. All crew members were able to evacuate the cabin and were slightly injured while the aircraft was completely destroyed by fire. The crew was completing a cargo flight on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).