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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Sunday 15 June 2008
Time:10:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Operator:Turbine Services
Registration: 5Y-TSL
C/n / msn: 193
First flight: 1982-05-17 (26 years 1 months)
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10R-511C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Mathiang Airfield (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Mathiang Airfield, South Sudan
Narrative:
After performing a low level aerial inspection to determine the runway surface conditions and favourable winds at Mathiang Airfield, South Sudan, the aircraft landed on hard compact soil on runway. At approximately 300 metres into the roll out, the aircraft entered an unseen area of soft soil, hidden below a hard crust. The nose wheel collapsed backwards. There were no injuries.

Sources:
» Accident Prevention Bulletin 2008 / Kenya Ministry of Transport Department of Air Accident Investigation


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