NTSB Identification: DCA10RA010
Accident occurred Wednesday, October 21, 2009 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Aircraft: BOEING 707, registration:
Injuries: 6 Fatal.
This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.
On October 21, 2009, a Sudan Airways, B-707, registration ST-AKW, crashed shortly after takeoff from runway 30 at Sharjah International Airport, Sharjah, UAE. The six crewmembers on board were fatally injured and the airplane was destroyed. The intended destination of the cargo flight was Khartoum, Sudan.
The investigation is being conducted by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA). The NTSB has assigned an Accredited Representative to assist the investigation under the provisions of ICAO Annex 13 as the Country of Manufacture and Design of the airplane and engines.
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