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Lakes (البحيرات)

Crash of a Let 410UVP off Yirol: 20 killed

Date & Time: Sep 9, 2018 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
UR-TWO
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba - Yirol
MSN:
841328
YOM:
1984
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
20
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
20
Circumstances:
On approach to Yiral Airport in limited visibility due to mist, the crew lost control of the airplane that crashed into the Yirol Lake, about 2 km north of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and four occupants were rescued while 19 others were killed. A day later, one of the survivor died from his injuries. The three survivors are two children and a Italian doctor. The flight was completed on behalf of the Slaver Company based in Ukraine.

Crash of a Beechcraft 1900C in Rumbek: 21 killed

Date & Time: May 2, 2008 at 1010 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-FLX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Wau-Rumbek-Juba
MSN:
UC-065
YOM:
1989
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
19
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
21
Circumstances:

Chartered by Southern Sudan Air Connection to Flex Air Kenya, the aircraft was scheduled from Wau to Juba via Rumbek to transport a team of the South Sudan Government. While approaching Rumbek airport, crew reported engine problems. The aircraft crashed and burned 45 km from airport and all 21 occupants were killed. Among them were Justin Yak, personnal adviser of South Sudan President and Dominic Dim Deng, Ministry of Defense. It appears that both engines failed for unknown reasons.

Crash of a Let 410 in Rumbek

Date & Time: Aug 13, 2003 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9XR-JT
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Lokichogio-Rumbek
MSN:
81 07 07
YOM:
1981
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on landing for unknown reasons. Nobody was injured.

Crash of a Hawker-Siddeley Andover C.1 in Rumbek

Date & Time: Mar 15, 2003 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
3C-KKB
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
SET9
YOM:
1966
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After engine trouble, crew diverted to Rumbek airport. On landing, the aircraft overrun and came to rest with its right wing broken. No injuries among occupants.