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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 25 August 2013
Time:16:04
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26B-100
Operating for:Transom Airways
Leased from:South Airlines
Registration: EK-26818
C/n / msn: 57314101
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Guri'el Airstrip (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Destination airport:Guri'el Airstrip, Somalia
Narrative:
An Antonov 26 passenger plane was damaged in a landing accident at Guri'el Airstrip, Somalia. The airplane landed half way down the unpaved airstrip and ran into a large rock. The nose gear was severed and penetrated the fuselage, injuring a crew member.
The airplane was carrying newly appointed governor of the Galgadud region, Hussein Ali Wehliye.

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep
» The African Aviation Tribune


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Distance from Mogadishu International Airport to Guri'el Airstrip as the crow flies is 373 km (233 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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