Date & Time: Nov 15, 2012 at 1700 LT
Type of aircraft:
Fokker 50
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-CAN
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum - Aweil
MSN:
20175
YOM:
1990
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
53
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touch down at Aweil Airport, left main gear collapsed on soft ground. Aircraft veered off runway to the left. It slid for several yards before coming to rest with its left wing sheared off as well. All 57 occupants were evacuated safely, only one passenger suffered minor injuries. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. The plane was contracted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the government of South Sudan to airlift South Sudanese refugees back to Aweil.