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Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 14 September 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic L410 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Let L-410UVP
Operator:ACS Ltd.
Registration: 9XR-AL
MSN: 810623
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Lankein (   South Sudan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Int'l Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Lankein Airstrip, South Sudan
Destination airport:Lokichoggio Airport (LKG/HKLK), Kenya
Narrative:
While accelerating during takeoff at Lankein, a cow wondered onto the active runway. The pilot aborted the takeoff but the airplane overran runway 19.

Classification:
Rejected takeoff
Runway excursion

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