ASN Aircraft accident Let L-410UVP-E9 5X-EIV Yei Airport
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 1 April 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP-E9
Operator:Eagle Air
Registration: 5X-EIV
MSN: 962632
First flight: 1996-12-03 (20 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Yei Airport (   South Sudan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Yei Airport (HSYE), South Sudan
Destination airport:Arua Airport (RUA/HUAR), Uganda
A Let L-410UVP-E9 suffered a runway excursion after failing to lift off during an attempted takeoff from the airstrip at Yei, South Sudan. Some passengers sustained minor injuries.
The aircraft sustained damage to the nose and nose landing gear and came to rest in bushes.

Runway excursion (overrun)

» Radio Tamazuj


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Distance from Yei Airport to Arua Airport as the crow flies is 121 km (76 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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