Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:domingo 19 agosto 2012
Hora:ca 08:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26-100
Operador:Alfa Airlines
Registración: ST-ARL
Numéro de série: 2606
Año de Construcción: 1974
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 32 / Ocupantes: 32
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Talodi (   Sudán) show on map
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Talodi, Sudán
Descripción:
A Sudanese Antonov 26 aircraft was destroyed in an accident near Talodi, Sudan. All 32 on board were killed.
The airplane carried Sudanese government officials to attend a function marking the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday. The victims included Ghazi al-Sadiq, the head of the Ministry of Guidance and Endowments and Issa Deif Allah, the state Minister for the Environment.
The airplane flew into the side of a mountain while on approach to Talodi. Visibility was limited due to a dust storm.

The registration ST-ARL has been reported by several sources, but has not yet been confirmed by authorities. Alfa Airlines managers were quoted by media saying the plane was about 35 years old. ST-ARL was built in 1974, thus being 38 years old.


Fuentes:
» Sudan ministers among victims of plane crash (Al Jazeera, 19-8-2012)
» Assudan Newspaper


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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 Talodi as the crow flies is 595 km (372 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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