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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244343
Last updated: 26 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic CRJ2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair CRJ-200ER
Owner/operator:Voyageur Airways, opf UN
Registration: C-GJZJ
MSN: 7553
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Khartoum (HSSS) -   Sudan
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Khartoum-Civil Airport (KRT/HSSS)
Destination airport:El Fasher Airport (ELF/HSFS)
A CRJ-200 operated by Voyageur Airways Corp. on behalf of United Nations, was conducting flight UNO-788 from Khartoum (HSSS), Sudan to El Fasher (HSFS), Sudan.
During initial climb at about 8000 feet, 5 birds (African Black kites) were seen passing by the cockpit and then a ''bang'' noise and vibration followed. EICAS ( engine-indicating and crew- alerting system) showing Right Hand engine fire, Flight Crew actioned SOP checklist, activated two fire extinguisher bottle and RH fire annunciation light extinguished. Flight crew declared a MAYDAY and returned to HSSS on a visual approach for an uneventful landing.


TSB A20F0172


Photo of C-GJZJ courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
24 September 2006; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

23-Oct-2020 18:39 harro Added
23-Oct-2020 18:40 harro Updated [Narrative]

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