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Status:
Date:Wednesday 13 August 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Operator:Lexus Aviation
Registration: 9XR-JT
MSN: 810707
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rumbek (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG/HKLK), Kenya
Destination airport:Rumbek Airport (RBX/HSMK), South Sudan
Narrative:
The Let was carrying international aid workers to Sudan. The pilot delayed the touchdown because an animal was crossing the runway. The airplane could not be stopped on the remaining runway and overran.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep
» Scramble 296


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photo of Let-L-410UVP-9XR-JT
accident date: 13-08-2003
type: Let L-410UVP
registration: 9XR-JT
 

Map
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 Lokichoggio Airport to Rumbek Airport as the crow flies is 591 km (370 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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GAPPRE
Global Action Plan for the Prevention of Runway Excursions (GAPPRE): recommendations and guidance material to prevent runway excursions
Let L-410

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  • 69th loss
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