At least 37 inculding six crew killed in cargo plane crash in Juba, South Sudan

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At least 37 inculding six crew killed in cargo plane crash in Juba, South Sudan

On Nov 4 2015, an Antonov An-12 cargo aircraft crashed near the White Nile shortly after takeoff from Juba International Airport, killing at least 37 people, including six crew.

One adult passenger and a baby girl were the only survivors of the crash’s deadliest aviation accident in South Sudan since independence in 2011.

Today, a cargo plane 26 crashed shortly after takeoff at Juba International Airport, and it’s feared that all crew members on board are dead.

So, today we compiled all the plane crashes that have happened in South Sudan since its independence.

Allied Services Limited Antonov AN-12BK plane crash
Nov 4, 2015

The Antonov AN-12B operated by Allied Services Limited was performing a freight flight from Juba, South Sudan, to Paloich, South Sudan. 43 passengers and crew members were onboard. The plane crashed seconds after takeoff into a hill. 40 occupants have been killed. 3 occupants survived with serious injuries.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Wau
Mar 20, 2017

Following an uneventful flight from Juba, the crew started the approach to Wau but encountered poor weather conditions and low visibility. During the last segment, while trying to land, it appears the aircraft was misaligned and hit a truck from the fire brigade. Out of control, it crashed near the runway threshold and came to rest in flames. All 45 occupants were able to evacuate the aircraft that was destroyed by a post crash fire. 18 passengers were injured and transferred to hospital.

Crash of a Let 410UVP-E9 in Yei
Apr 1, 2017

During the takeoff roll, while running at high speed, the pilot-in-command rejected takeoff and started an emergency braking procedure, apparently following an engine problem. The twin engine aircraft veered off runway to the left, contacted soft ground and lost its nose gear before coming to rest in the bush. Some of the occupants were slightly injured.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26B in Maban
Aug 28, 2017

After touchdown on runway 33 at Maban Airport, South Sudan, the airplane was unable to stop within the remaining distance and overran. It lost its undercarriage and came to rest in flames.

 

All crew members were able to evacuate the cabin and were slightly injured while the aircraft was completely destroyed by fire. The crew was completing a cargo flight on behalf of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

CRASH OF A CESSNA 208B GRAND CARAVAN IN AKOBO: 1 KILLED

Jan 7, 2018

In unclear circumstances, the single engine aircraft crashed while taking off from Akobo Airstrip. It struck a house and several cows before coming to rest in flames. One person on the ground was killed while all 11 occupants escaped uninjured. The aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of an Antonov AN-74-200 in Akola
Apr 14, 2018

In unclear circumstances, the single engine aircraft crashed while taking off from Akobo Airstrip. It struck a house and several cows before coming to rest in flames. One person on the ground was killed while all 11 occupants escaped uninjured. The aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Let 410UVP off Yirol: 20 killed
Sep 9, 2018

On approach to Yiral Airport in limited visibility due to mist, the crew lost control of the airplane that crashed into the Yirol Lake, about 2 km north of the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed upon impact and four occupants were rescued while 19 others were killed. A day later, one of the survivor died from his injuries. The three survivors are two children and a Italian doctor. The flight was completed on behalf of the Slaver Company based in Ukraine.

Crash of a Let L-410UVP near Bor
Oct 27, 2019

The twin engine airplane was returning from Walgak to Juba on a cargo flight, carrying two passengers and two crew members. En route, weather conditions worsened and the crew decided to perform an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed in the bush about 12 km south from Bor Airport and came to rest with its right wing partially torn off and the cockpit severely damaged. All four occupants were injured and transferred to local hospital.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan in Fangak
Aug 16, 2020

The single engine aircraft completed a humanitarian flight from Juba to Fangak on behalf of the NGO ‘Nile Hope’. On board were five passengers and two pilots. During the takeoff roll on a muddy airstrip, the aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and collided with a tree. The right wing was torn off and the aircraft came to rest upside down. Two passengers were slightly injured.

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Juba
Aug 22, 2020

Shortly after takeoff from Juba Airport runway 31, while climbing, the aircraft lost height and crashed in a prairie located near Referendom, about 4 km northwest of Juba Airport, bursting into flames. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire. A passenger was seriously injured while seven other occupants were killed. The aircraft was on its way to Aweil with an intermediate stop in Wau, carrying a load of foods and money for wages on behalf of the World Food Programme (WFP). It was reported that the aircraft was loaded with 8 tons of cargo while the maximum allowable would be 5,5 tons.

Crash of a Let L-410UVP-E in Piere
Mar 2, 2021

Coming from Juba, the twin engine airplane departed Pieri Airstrip on a short flight to Yuai (about 22 km southwest from Pieri) before returning to Juba, carrying eight passengers and two pilots. Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft stalled and crashed in an open field. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces but there was no fire. All 10 occupants were killed.

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