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A Safe Air Boeing 727-200F cargo airplane, registation 5Y-IRE, collided with a MD-82 at Malakal Airfield in South Sudan on 31st March.

The B727 broke into two factors after the incident, which came about while it used to be attempting to land at the airport. The cargo airplane reportedly ran off the aspect of the runway, colliding with the MD-82, which had been engrossing about some other incident, ensuing in the cave in of the B727’s undercrarriage.

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The MD-82 had been engrossing a pair of earlier incident that had left it unable to pass, having suffered substansital harm when it landed rapid of the runway in February, ensuing in the cave in of the foremost tools.”

All seven other folks on board had been reported stable after the incident nonetheless the station of the cargo is unknown.

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“An attractive cargo airplane landed and crashed at our airport at 11 am,”  Bol Mijok Lual, Malakal Airfield’s performing airport in vogue manager, knowledgeable Radio Tamazuj.

“The airplane landed a few meters out of doors the runway, causing its tires to burst and switch internal out. Which means, the airplane misplaced keep an eye on and hit a airplane that had previously crashed.

“Seven other folks had been aboard the airplane, together with six crew individuals. They are all in valid condition, nonetheless one particular person sustained injuries.”

An investigation is reportedly underway to dermine the reason for the crash.

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