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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Fecha:lunes 20 julio 1981
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF
Operador:Somali Airlines
Registración: 6O-SAY
Numéro de série: 10557
Año de Construcción: 1977
Horas Totales de la Célula:6087
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 44 / Ocupantes: 44
Total:Fatalidades: 50 / Ocupantes: 50
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Balad (   Somalia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Hargeisa Airport (HGA/HCMH), Somalia
Número de Vuelo: 40
The F-27 entered an area of heavy rain in clouds with severe turbulence, eight minutes after takeoff. The aircraft entered a spiral dive after encountering strong vertical gusts. Loads during the dive increased to 5.76 G. These loads exceeded the design stress limits, causing part of the right wing to separate.

» Aviation Letter
» Willem Wendt


photo of Fokker-F-27600RF-PH-EXC
accident date: 20-07-1981
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600RF
registration: PH-EXC

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Mogadishu International Airport to Hargeisa Airport as the crow flies is 841 km (526 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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