Zalingei Tarco Airlines Antonov An-24 crash
An Antonov An-24, similar to the aircraft involved
|Date||11 November 2010|
|Aircraft type||Antonov An-24|
|Flight origin||Khartoum International Airport|
The Zalingei Tarco Airlines Antonov An-24 crash occurred on November 11, 2010 when a Tarco Airlines Antonov An-24, registration ST-ARQ, was damaged beyond repair on landing at the dirt strip at Zalingei Airport, Sudan.1 Preliminary reports indicated that there were fatalities, though the number was unclear, with estimates ranging from only one dead2 to six dead.3
The airplane had departed Khartoum International Airport (KRT) at 13:27 and landed at Zalingei at 16:18. The flight had originated in Khartoum and flew to Zalingei via Nyala Airport at Nyala.1 According to the airline, two tyres of the aircraft burst on landing and it subsequently split in two and burst into flames.1
- Simon Hradecky (2010-11-11). "Accident: Tarco Airlines AN24 at Zalingei on Nov 11th 2010, burst tyres on landing, broke up and burst into flames". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 2010-11-11.
- "All but 1 of 50 survive plane crash in Darfur region of Sudan". CNN. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
- "Sudan plane crash 'kills six' but also survivors". Yahoo! News. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2010.
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