Ultimate AN26 at Yida on Nov 14th 2012, gear collapse and runway excursion

Last Update: November 22, 2012 / 22:53:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 14, 2012

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
3X-GFN

Aircraft Type
Antonov An-26

ICAO Type Designator
AN26

An Ultimate Air Antonov AN-26B-100, registration 3X-GFN performing a freight flight from Entebbe (Uganda) to Yida (South Sudan), went off the runway while landing in Yida and came to a stop with the left main gear collapsed. There are no reports of injuries, the aircraft received substantial damage however.

Yida in South Sudan's Unity province hosts a large refugee camp near the disputed border between Sudan and South Sudan and is frequently hit by hostile activity between rebels and armed forces.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 14, 2012

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
3X-GFN

Aircraft Type
Antonov An-26

ICAO Type Designator
AN26

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