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Crash of a BAe 146-300 in Tamale

Date & Time: Oct 6, 2015 at 0831 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
9G-SBB
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Accra – Tamale
MSN:
E.3123
YOM:
18
Flight number:
IKM110
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
71
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 23 at Tamale Airport, the four engine aircraft failed to stop within the remaining distance. It went through a fence that was delimiting a work area as the runway was subject to an extension. Upon impact, the nose gear was sheared off and the aircraft slid for several yards before coming to rest. While all 76 occupants were unhurt, the aircraft seems to be written off. It was specified in a NOTAM that the runway 23 length was fixed to 1,860 meters and that works were in progress on extended runway 23, with presence of men and equipment. So, caution was advised during landing and take off procedures.

Crash of an Antonov AN-2 in Arua

Date & Time: Dec 12, 2011 at 1400 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:
Aircraft was leased by the Uganda Police Defence Force Air Wing to carry a group of four Police Officer to Nzara, in South Sudan. Shortly after take off from Arua Airport, aircraft encountered difficulties to gain altitude, hit a tree and crashed in flames in an open field located near the village of Mingoro, near the airport. All seven occupants were evacuated and treated for their injuries while the aircraft was destroyed by fire. Engine failure suspected.

Crash of an Airspeed AS.6J Envoy III in Abercorn: 2 killed

Date & Time: Oct 1, 1936
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
G-AENA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Portsmouth - Johannesburg
MSN:
60
YOM:
1936
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The aircraft christened 'Gabrielle' was owned by the British Max H. Findlay & Ken H. F. Waller who were taking part to the 'Schlesinger Trophy' between Portsmouth and Johannesburg. On takeoff from Abercorn Airfield, Northern Rhodesia, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in the bush. The pilot Max Findlay and the radio operator A. H. Morgan were killed while both other occupants were injured.
Crew:
Max H. Findlay, pilot,
Ken H. F. Waller, copilot,
A.H. Morgan, radio operator,
C. Derek Peachey, engineer.