Date & Time: Feb 11, 2006 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-26
Operator:
Registration:
7799
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
7
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
13
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
20
Circumstances:
On landing at Aweil when the tyre of the nose gear burst, the aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and collided with a building near the airport. Aircraft caught fire and was destroyed by post crash fire. All 7 crew and 13 passengers (Sudanese soldiers) were killed.
Causes:
Loss of control on landing caused by the tyre of the nose gear burst.