Date & Time: Jun 26, 2004 at 1852 LT
Type of aircraft:
Wau – Khartoum
5 3 435 02
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the aircraft collided with a flock of birds. Engines n°3 & 4 failed and the crew elected to make an emergency landing in an open field. The aircraft crash landed in a field and came to rest, bursting into flames. All five occupants were injured along with a young boy in the nearby field.
Engine failure during initial climb following a bird strike.