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Crash of an Antonov AN-12A in Geneina: 18 killed

Date & Time: Jan 2, 2020
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Geneina - Khartoum
MSN:
2340606
YOM:
1962
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
18
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Geneina Airport, the four engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames about 5 km from the airport. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and all 18 occupants were killed, among them three children. The aircraft was returning to Khartoum after delivering medical aid.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Geneina

Date & Time: Feb 24, 2007 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
ST-AQE
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum-Geneina
MSN:
14 001 06
YOM:
1961
Country:
Region:
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft crash landed at Geneina. Owned by UAA, the flight was operated by AZZA Transport. Witnesses interviewed by the Panel stated that the majority of the passengers were military personnel. In addition to the passengers there were two D-22 type 122 mm artillery howitzers and 40 to 50 wooden boxes painted olive drab, suspected to contain arms and ammunition. The cargo was offloaded during the days following the crash under the supervision of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), who continued to guard the aircraft throughout the following week. Nobody was hurt in the accident but the aircraft was damaged beyond economical repair.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B in Geneina

Date & Time: Jun 7, 2004
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ST-ARO
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum – Al Fashir – Geneina
MSN:
102 05
YOM:
1980
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing, the aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, crossed an unpaved road and some ditches before coming to rest 250 meters further. All 16 occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Probable cause:
Following a wrong approach configuration, the crew landed too far down the runway, reducing the landing distance available.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12B in Geneina

Date & Time: Nov 3, 2003 at 0735 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EK-11997
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Khartoum – Geneina
MSN:
6 3 444 07
YOM:
1966
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Geneina Airport, the crew failed to realize his altitude was too low when the aircraft struck the ground eight metres short of runway threshold. On impact, the undercarriage were torn off and the aircraft slid for about 800 metres before coming to rest. All five crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Geneina

Date & Time: Nov 8, 1991
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-11129
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
02 348 204
YOM:
1972
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown at Geneina Airport, the four engine aircraft was unable to stop within the remaining distance. It overran, lost its undercarriage and came to rest. All six crew members escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.