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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 11 March 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Farnas Aviation Services
Registration: ST-FAR
C/n / msn: 4806
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:El Obeid Airport (EBD) (   Sudan)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:El Obeid Airport (EBD/HSOB), Sudan
Destination airport:Wau Airport (WUG/AYWU), Papua New Guinea
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff for a flight to Wau and destroyed by fire.

Sources:
» Scramble 247 (p.55)


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Distance from El Obeid Airport to Wau Airport as the crow flies is 12979 km (8112 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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