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Datum:Montag 28 April 2008
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:AIM Air
Kennzeichen: 5Y-SPK
Werknummer: 208B0243
Baujahr: 1990
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 5
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Doro Airstrip (   Südsudan)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Doro Airstrip, Südsudan
Flug nach:Nairobi-Wilson Airport (WIL/HKNW), Kenia
Plane landed at a medical mission station in Sudan to pick up four mission personnel. On takeoff the aircraft lifted off from a wet and somewhat muddy airstrip, but was not able to safely clear the obstacles at the end of the runway. The left wing of the plane struck the trunk of a tree and the plane went into a ditch and flipped onto its back.

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Distance from Doro Airstrip to Nairobi-Wilson Airport as the crow flies is 1294 km (809 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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