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Date:Wednesday 3 November 2021
Type:Silhouette image of generic C160 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Transall C-160NG
Operator:Safe Air Company (SAC)
Registration: EY-360
MSN: F-233
First flight: 1985
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Tyne 522
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dolow Airport (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Destination airport:Dolow Airport, Somalia
Narrative:
A Transall C-160NG burnt out after landing at Dolow Airport, Somalia.
The aircraft was flying humanitarian aid from Mogadishu to Dolow. After a safe landing the aircraft was parked. Subsequently the left main landing gear caught fire. The fire spread and consumed the fuselage.

Classification:

Normal landing

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Distance from Mogadishu Aden Adde International Airport to Dolow Airport as the crow flies is 428 km (267 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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Transall C-160

  • 194 built
  • 15th loss
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 Somalia
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