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Last updated: 2 December 2021
Date:Monday 19 November 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operating for:Ultimate Air
Leased from:Trast Aero
Registration: 3X-GFN
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yida Airstrip (   South Sudan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Entebbe Airport (EBB/HUEN), Uganda
Destination airport:Yida Airstrip, South Sudan
An Antonov 26 transport plane sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Yida, South Sudan.
The airplane could not be stopped on the airstrip and overran onto a rough area with bushes. The left hand main undercarriage collapsed, causing damage to the no. 1 prop. The airplane came to rest close to a refugees camp.
The airplane was owned by Trast Aero and chartered by brokerage company Ultimate Air for humanitarian cargo flights.

Runway excursion

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photo of Antonov-An-26-3X-GFN
accident date: 19-11-2012
type: Antonov An-26
registration: 3X-GFN

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 Entebbe Airport to Yida Airstrip as the crow flies is 1143 km (715 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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