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Crash of a Let 410UVP-E9 in Yei

Date & Time: Apr 1, 2017 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5X-EIV
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Yei - Arua
MSN:
962632
YOM:
3
Flight number:
H7360
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
17
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
During the takeoff roll, while running at high speed, the pilot-in-command rejected takeoff and started an emergency braking procedure, apparently following an engine problem. The twin engine aircraft veered off runway to the left, contacted soft ground and lost its nose gear before coming to rest in the bush. Some of the occupants were slightly injured.

Crash of an Antonov AN-2 in Arua

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2011 at 1420 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Arua - Nzara
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was leased by the Uganda Peoples Defence Force Air Wing to carry a group of four Officer to Nzara, South Sudan. Shortly after takeoff from Arua Airport, the aircraft encountered difficulties to gain altitude, hit a tree and crashed in an open field located near the village of Mingoro, bursting into flames. All seven occupants evacuated with minor injuries and the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.
Probable cause:
Engine failure for unknown reasons.