Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau

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Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau

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Post by Enuf Sed » Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:12 pm

Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau

A Mega Airlines Antonov AN-26 on behalf of Ultimate Air, registration UP-AN607 performing a cargo flight from Kuajok to Wau (South Sudan) with 5 crew and a cargo of medical stocks for UNICEF, landed on Wau's runway 09 at about 16:00L (13:00Z), however, on touch down the left main gear collapsed. The aircraft came to a stop on the runway near the left edge about 1100 meters/3600 feet past the runway threshold. No injuries are being reported, the aircraft sustained substantial damage.

Wau Airport reported on Apr 6th 2018, the aircraft had suffered a hydraulic failure resulting in the collapse of the gear. The airport reopened on Friday (Apr 6th).

No weather data are available for Wau.

The aircraft disabled on the runway (Photos: Deng D'Aleer):

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Post by Enuf Sed » Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:13 pm

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Re: Mega AN26 at left main gear collapse on landing Wau

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Post by Raffles » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:19 pm

Ouch! :yikes: Did they land hard on one gear?



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