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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 12 December 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26B
Operator:Burundaiavia
Registration: UP-AN608
C/n / msn: 13504
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Obo-AIM Airfield (   Central African Republic)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Destination airport:Obo-AIM Airfield, Central African Republic
Narrative:
An Antonov 26B cargo plane was damaged in a runway excursion accident at Obo-AIM Airfield, Central African Republic. The crew members were not injured.
The airplane swerved off the runway on landing and hit a Ugandan soldier. It came to rest against some trees.
The aircraft carried an aircraft engine and fuel drums, likely intended for the international military forces stationed at Obo.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» RJDH-Centrafrique


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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 Entebbe Airport to Obo-AIM Airfield as the crow flies is 886 km (554 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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