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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008


    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin America


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  • Sudan bans operations by Soviet types after Il-76 crash


    <P>Sudan’s Government is banning operations by Russian-built Ilyushin and Ukrainian Antonov aircraft following...


  • Sudanese Il-76 said to crash on take-off from Khartoum


    <P>Fatalities are being reported after an Ilyushin Il-76 freighter, apparently operated by Sudan’s Ababeel Aviation,...


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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008

    News | 22 Jul 2008 09:00 | David Learmount

    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin Americahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airline-accidents-for-the-first-half-of-2008-225930/
  • Sudan bans operations by Soviet types after Il-76 crash

    News | 01 Jul 2008 13:21 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Sudan’s Government is banning operations by Russian-built Ilyushin and Ukrainian Antonov aircraft following yesterday’s fatal Ilyushin Il-76 accident at Khartoum, the latest in a series of recent losses involving Sudanese aircraft.</P> <P>The Government has also dismissed the former director-general for civil aviation and named a new chief to head the organisation.</P> <P>All four crew members on board the Il-76, bound for Juba, were killed when the aircraft – transporting 36t of cargo – failed to gain altitude after departing Khartoum and crashed about 1km from the end of the runway.</P> <P>Images from the scene show the aircraft bore the marking ‘76009’, identifying the transport as Ababeel Aviation’s aircraft ST-WTB, which previously operated under the registration UN-76009.</P> <P>Loss of the Il-76 followed the crash of a Juba Air Cargo Antonov An-12, outside Malakal, three days previously and the 10 June fatal landing accident at Khartoum involving a Sudan Airways Airbus A3http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sudan-bans-operations-by-Soviet-types-after-Il-76-crash-225000/
  • Sudanese Il-76 said to crash on take-off from Khartoum

    News | 30 Jun 2008 11:12 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Fatalities are being reported after an Ilyushin Il-76 freighter, apparently operated by Sudan’s Ababeel Aviation, crashed on take-off from Khartoum today, the third major air transport accident in Sudan in less than three weeks.</P> <P>Ababeel Aviation is understood to operate two Il-76s, ST-WTA and ST-WTB, but the identity of the crashed jet has yet to be confirmed.</P> <P>Meteorological data from Khartoum Airport shows no significant weather conditions at the reported time of the accident, around 07:00.</P> <P>Loss of the Il-76 follows the <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/06/30/224973/sudanese-crash-destroys-second-juba-an-12-in-seven-months.html">crash&nbsp;of a Juba Air Cargo Antonov An-12</A> in southern Sudan on 27 June and the destruction of a Sudan Airways Airbus A310 at Khartoum on 10 June.</P> <P>Ababeel Aviation had been among several Sudanese carriers which a United Nations panel last year recommended banning from operations, following an investigahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sudanese-Il-76-said-to-crash-on-take-off-from-Khartoum-224974/
  • Sudanese crash destroys second Juba An-12 in seven months

    News | 30 Jun 2008 11:03 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <P>Sudanese freight carrier Juba Air Cargo has lost a second Antonov An-12 in a fatal accident, just seven months after its sister ship was destroyed at Khartoum.</P> <P>The An-12, tentatively identified as being registered ST-ARN, had been en route from Khartoum to Juba but came down about 15nm north of the city of Malakal, which lies 360nm south of the capital.</P> <P>Seven of the eight occupants on board the aircraft were killed in the accident, says the Sudanese governmental news agency.</P> <P>It says that air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft about 1h 10min after departure, apparently while the An-12 was in the vicinity of thunderstorms.</P> <P>Juba Air Cargo was the operator of an An-12 which crashed on 8 November last year while attempting to return to Khartoum following an engine problem after take-off.</P> <P>Khartoum was the scene of <A href="http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2008/06/11/224600/pictures.html">another&nbsp;fatal accident just two weeks agohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sudanese-crash-destroys-second-Juba-An-12-in-seven-months-224973/