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Accident description
Last updated: 20 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 6 August 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic F50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 50
Operator:Mid Airlines
Registration: ST-ARG
C/n / msn: 20130
First flight: 1988-08-23 (25 years)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW125B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 55
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT) (   Sudan)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Sudan
Destination airport:El Obeid Airport (EBD/HSOB), Sudan
Flightnumber: 405
Narrative:
A Fokker 50, operated by Mid Airlines, sustained substantial damage in a ground accident at Khartoum Airport, Sudan.
When preparing for departure, the no. 2 (right hand) propeller struck a ground power unit. Propeller blade tips broke off, penetrating the fuselage and a passenger window.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep
» arffwg.org


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Distance from Khartoum-Civil Airport to El Obeid Airport as the crow flies is 367 km (229 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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