Two military transport aircraft collided at Khartoum airport in Sudan. An Antonov An-32 collided with an Antonov An-26 on runway 18 at Khartoum Airport (KRT), Sudan. Both aircraft were operated by the Sudanese Air Force.
CCTV video footage from the accident shows the An-26 going down runway 18, being caught up by the An-32 from behind. The left-hand wing and propeller impacted the rear of the An-26. The nose section of the An-32 appears to have been broken away in the accident sequence and the tail section of the An-26 also suffered serious damage.
The collision occurred on runway 18, as the aircraft was passing taxiway C, some 1900 meters past the threshold of the 2980 m long runway.
Well… #Sudan #Khartoum #Antonov https://t.co/FkiwgOhFoL
— Alex Luck (@AlexLuck9) October 3, 2018
On 3 October, two military transport planes collided at Khartoum Airport in Sudan
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.
Antonov An-32 collided with Antonov An-26 in Khartoum International Airport, Sudan. pic.twitter.com/YFgDzBiCue
— Vitaliy Trubnykov (@vokinburt_avia) October 3, 2018
According to the viation-safety.net, 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.