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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Datum:dinsdag 8 juli 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2J8C
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Sudan Airways
Registratie: ST-AFK
Constructienummer: 21169/429
Bouwjaar: 1975-08-29 (27 years 11 months)
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 105 / inzittenden: 106
Totaal:slachtoffers: 116 / inzittenden: 117
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:5 km (3.1 mijl) E of Port Sudan (   Soedan)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Port Sudan Airport (PZU/HSSP), Soedan
Vliegveld van aankomst:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS), Soedan
Vluchtnummer: 139
About 15 minutes after takeoff from Port Sudan, the pilot reported the loss of power in one engine. The flight returned to Port Sudan and was cleared for the ILS runway 35 approach. The reported visibility was 2.5 miles in sand. The flightcrew did not sight the runway, and during the missed approach the airplane descended and collided with wasteland about 3 miles east of the airport. The aircraft disintegrated during the impact sequence. The wreckage was strewn a distance of about 600 feet, and oriented on a 150 degree magnetic track.

A two-year old boy, Mohammed el-Fateh Osman, survived the accident. He was flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.

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photo of Boeing-737-2J8C-ST-AFK
accident date: 08-07-2003
type: Boeing 737-2J8C
registration: ST-AFK

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Port Sudan Airport en Khartoum-Civil Airport bedraagt 651 km (407 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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