Crash of an Avro 748-399-2B in Panyagor: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 14, 2014 at 1020 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-BVQ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba – Panyagor
MSN:
1778
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a humanitarian cargo flight from Juba to Panyagor. On final approach, it seems the crew encountered technical problems, maybe with the undercarriage. The aircraft went out of control and crashed in a huge explosion short of runway and was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire. Both pilots were killed while the engineer was seriously injured. The mission was conducted on behalf of the Lutheran World Federation. It was confirmed that ten goats were killed as well.

Crash of an Avro 748-371-2B in Rubkona: 1 killed

Date & Time: Feb 17, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-HAJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba – Rubkona
MSN:
1776
YOM:
20
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a humanitarian flight from Juba to Rubkona on behalf of the International Organisation for Migration, part of the UNMISS, the United Nations Mission in South Sudan. Owned by 748 Air Services, the aircraft was leased to its sister company Global Airlift. After landing, aircraft seems to be unstable and went out of control. It veered off runway, hit some cars and lost a wing before coming to rest partially upside down. A crew member, the flight engineer, was killed, while all three other crew were seriously injured. Aircraft was destroyed.

Ground fire of an Avro 748 in Sandy Lake

Date & Time: Jun 12, 2012 at 1343 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
C-FTTW
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Pickle Lake – Sandy Lake
MSN:
1681
YOM:
21
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was parked on the ramp at Sandy Lake Airport. The flight crew had disembarked and were off-loading the cargo (JET A-1 jet fuel) from the aircraft to fuel tanks adjacent to the ramp. A fire broke out and the flight crew used the available fire extinguishers but the fire spread and consumed most of the aircraft, which was destroyed. There were no injuries.
Probable cause:
A leak occurred in a hose downstream of the pumps (located on the ground beside the aircraft). The ambient wind blew vapors toward the pumps and a fire broke out.

Crash of an Avro 748-287-2B in Doro

Date & Time: Apr 2, 2012
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
5Y-BZR
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1737
YOM:
1975
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Doro Airport, while performing a cargo flight, aircraft hit the ground short of runway in unknown circumstances. While all three occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair and abandoned on site.

Crash of an Avro 748 in Tonj: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 20, 2009 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-YKM
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba - Tonj
MSN:
1779
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
37
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Aircraft flight hours:
15620
Circumstances:
The aircraft did not brake as expected and suffered a runway excursion. It collided with few houses located near the runway. All occupants escaped uninjured but a women on ground was killed. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Avro 748 in Alek

Date & Time: Oct 15, 2006 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
S2-ABE
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Wunrok - Alek
MSN:
1658
YOM:
1968
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing, aircraft could not be stopped on the remaining runway. It overran, lost its nose gear and came to rest with both propellers damaged. All five occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair. Chartered by the Bangladesh operator Best Air, aircraft was flying for the Kenyan operator Astral Aviation.

Crash of an Avro 748 in Old Fangak

Date & Time: Mar 17, 2006 at 0930 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-TCA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1740
YOM:
1976
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The aircraft overrun the runway on landing. It sustained severe damage to the fuselage, propellers and flaps. The right main gear also failed.

Crash of an Avro 748 in Bangkok

Date & Time: Nov 22, 2004 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
99-999
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1715
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

On landing, the main landing gear broke off. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Avro 748 in Libreville: 19 killed

Date & Time: Jun 8, 2004 at 0938 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
TR-LFW
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Libreville-Port Gentil-Franceville
MSN:
1611
YOM:
1967
Flight number:
GBE221
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
26
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
19
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Léon M'Ba airport, Libreville, while making a flight to Franceville via Port Gentil, the pilot informed ATC about technical problem and decided to return to airport. The aircraft crashed into the sea, few hundred meters offshore. The accident was caused by hydraulic failure.

Crash of an Avro 748 in George: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 1, 2002 at 0715 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-OJU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bloemfontein-George
MSN:
1782
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Captain / Total flying hours:
20963
Captain / Total hours on type:
1819.00
Copilot / Total flying hours:
1099
Copilot / Total hours on type:
518
Aircraft flight hours:
14226
Aircraft flight cycles:
19789