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Galgaduud (جلجدود‎)

Crash of a Fokker 50 in Guriceel

Date & Time: Apr 20, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5Y-VVJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Nairobi – Guriceel
MSN:
20133
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After in Guriceel, aircraft encountered problem to stop within the remaining runway, overrun and lost partially the left main gear. Aircraft came to a halt with the left wing partially sheared off. While both occupants were uninjured, the aircraft which was carrying a load of six tons of khat was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B-100 in Guri'el

Date & Time: Aug 25, 2013 at 1604 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-26818
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Mogadishu - Guri'el
MSN:
57314101
YOM:
1990
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft was performing a special flight from Mogadishu with a crew of five and 45 passengers on board, among them Hussein Ali Wehliye, the new governor for the Galguduud province. Following an uneventful flight, aircraft landed long and could not be stopped on the remaining runway. It overrun and hit a rock which caused the nose gear to collapse. The gear penetrated the fuselage and a crew member was injured. While all 49 other occupants were uninjured, aircraft was damaged beyond repair. According to unconfirmed report, crew adopted a wrong approach configuration and landed long, reducing the landing distance available. In such situation, aircraft could not be brought to a safe halt. Due to the fact that the landing procedure was incorrect, crew should attempt a go around.