Date & Time: Jul 8, 2003 at 0417 LT
Type of aircraft:
Boeing 737-200
Operator:
Registration:
ST-AFK
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Port Soudan-Khartoum
MSN:
21169
YOM:
1975
Flight number:
SD139
Country:
Sudan
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
11
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
106
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
116
Circumstances:
Ten minutes after takeoff, the pilot informed ATC that he should return due to technical problem. The aircraft crashed few minutes later in a sandy area located 18 km from airport.