Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Two military transport aircraft collided at Khartoum airport in Sudan

On 3 October, two military transport planes collided at Khartoum Airport in Sudan, said aviation blogger Vitaliy Trubnykov.

Blogger published photos on Facebook showing an Antonov An-32 and an Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft which collided at Khartoum Airport (KRT).

According to the Sudanian media, two military transport aircraft, reportedly both military, have collided on the ground at Khartoum Airport, Sudan, resulting in its closure to all flights in and out.


No injuries were reported as a result of the aircraft collision.

According to the, both aircraft reportedly came to rest on the runway. The nose section of the An-32 appears to have been broken away and the tail section of the An-26 also suffered serious damage.

The Sudanese Air Force is the air force operated by the Republic of Sudan. As such it is part of the Sudanese Armed Forces.

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