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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 11 November 2010
Time:16:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 24B
Operator:Tarco Airlines
Registration: ST-ARQ
C/n / msn: 07305910
First flight: 1970
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 38
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Zalingei Airport (   Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:Zalingei Airport (HSZA), Sudan
Narrative:
An Antonov 24 cargo plane was damaged beyond repair in an accident at Zalingei Airport, Sudan. Preliminary reports indicate that six of the 38 people on board may have been killed.
The airplane had departed Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) at 13:27 and landed at Zalingei at 16:18. According to an airline spokesman two tyres burst on landing and the aircraft split in two and burst into flames.
Unconfirmed rumours indicated that ST-ARQ might have been the airplane involved in the accident. This airplane was seen with TARCO titles in September 2010.

Sources:
» Sudan plane crash 'kills six' but also survivors (AFP)


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Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to Zalingei Airport as the crow flies is 1016 km (635 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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