Government revokes Air Operation Permit for unairworthy cargo planes operating in South Sudan

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Government revokes Air Operation Permit for unairworthy cargo planes operating in South Sudan

Days after a fatal plane crash that killed all crew members on board, the government has issued a new directive revoking operation permit cargo planes unfit to fly in South Sudan.

” As part of the report and recommendations tabled at the office of the Chief Executive Officer by Safety Oversight Committee, the committee after month-long deliberation on their findings on AOP and Maintainance records came out with the following recommendations; immediate revocation of Air Operation Permit in South Sudan of AN-26, AN-24, 28, AN-30 Hawkers, HS748 and Let 410 UVP, ” a letter from South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority reads.

UN cargo plane ANTINOV5 was exempted from the new directed by South Sudan Civil Aviation Authority CEO Subek Dada David.

The new directive has ordered the above planes to leave South Sudan within a span of one week.

Last week, SSCAA grounded Nyanbiting Aviation AN-26 cargo plane over safety concerns.

Since its independence, South Sudan has had over 10 plane crashes involving old cargo planes bought or leased mainly from Ukraine and Russia.

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