Date & Time: Jun 26, 2004 at 1852 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
ST-SAT
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Wau-Khartoum
MSN:
5 3 435 02
YOM:
1965
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft hit a flock of birds. Number 3 & 4 engines quit and the crew elected to make an emergency landing in an open field. All five occupants were injured along with a young boy in the nearby field.