Sudan Airways Flight 139

Sudan Airways Flight 139Tuesday July 8, 2003
The plane's crew reported technical difficulties (engine failure) 10 minutes after taking off from Port Sudan Airport. The plane crashed into a hillside, 3 miles from the airport as the crew tried to return and make emergency landing. A three-year-old boy was the only survivor.

Crash Details

DateTuesday July 8, 2003
LocationPort Sudan, Sudan
Passengers106
Crew11
Fatalities117
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBoeing 737-2J8C
OperatorSudan Airways
RegistrationST-AFK
Flight OriginPort Sudan
Flight Destination Khartoum
Port Sudan, Sudan
Sudan Airways
Boeing 737-2J8C
2003