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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 20 March 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24TV
Operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya As-Sudaniya (Sudanese Air Force)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Juba Airport (JUB) (   South Sudan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan
Narrative:
An engine failure caused the pilot to abort the approach to Juba and reported that he would try to make a forced landing off the runway. The aircraft crashed shortly afterwards.
SPLA rebels reported they had shot down the Antonov while it was attacking the village of Yei (40 miles from Juba).

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» Scramble 216


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