On May 10, 2009, at 0530 universal coordinated time (0830 local time), a Piper PA-30, N502TC, was destroyed when it impacted mountainous terrain about 26 nautical miles northwest of Port Sudan, Sudan. The two Yemani pilots onboard were fatally injured. The airplane was operating on an international flight plan between Luxor International Airport (HELX), Luxor, Egypt, and Port Sudan New International Airport (HSPN), Port Sudan, Sudan, under Sudanese flight regulations.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Republic of Sudan. Further information may be obtained from:

Civil Aviation Authority
Air Accident Investigation Directorate
P.O. Box 430
Republic of Sudan

Tel: 249 155775152
Fax: 249 155775150

This report is for informational purposes, and only contains information released by the Republic of Sudan.

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