Juba Airport

Fatal crashes in South Sudan and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in South Sudan
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2015
4 Nov
South Sudan
Juba
Allied Services Limited 
Antonov 12BK (EY-406 )
 43
 41 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2020
2 Jan
Sudan
Geneina
Sudanese Air Force
Antonov An12-A (?)
 18
 18 /  0
2019
24 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Goma
Busy Bee Congo
Dornier 228-201 (9S-GNH)
 19
 19 /  7
2019
10 Mar
Ethiopia
Bishoftu
Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing 737 Max 8 (ET-AVJ)
 157
 157 /  0
2014
2 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Skyward International Aviation
Fokker 50 (5Y-CET)
 4
 4 /  0
2012
7 Oct
Sudan
Near Omdurman
Military - Sudanese Air Force
Antonov An-12BP (ST-ASA)
 22
 15 /  0
2012
19 Aug
Sudan
Talodi
Alfa Airlines
Antonov An-26-100 (ST-ARL)
 32
 32 /  0
2010
25 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bandundu
Filair
Let 410UVP-E (9Q-CCN)
 20
 19 /  0
2009
12 Nov
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwandair
Canadair CRJ-100ER (5Y-JLD)
 15
 1 /  0
2009
26 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Isiro
Service Air
Antonov An-26 (9Q-CSA)
 4
 4 /  0
2009
29 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Massamba
Bako Air
Boeing B-737-200 (TL-ADM )
 7
 7 /  0
2009
9 Mar
Uganda
Lake Victoria
Aerolift
Ilyushin Il-76T (S9-SAB)
 11
 11 /  0
2008
30 Jun
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Ababeel Aviaition
Ilysushin Il-76TD (ST-WTB)
 4
 4 /  0
2008
27 Jun
Sudan
Near Malakal
Juba Air Cargo
Antonov 12BK (ST-ARN)
 8
 7 /  0
2008
10 Jun
Sudan
Khartoum
Sudan Airways
Airbus A-310-324 (ST-ATN)
 214
 32 /  0
2008
2 May
Sudan
Near Rumbek
Southern Sudan Air Connection
Beechcraft 1900C (5Y-FLX)
 24
 24 /  0
2007
8 Nov
Sudan
Khartoum
Juba Air Cargo
Antonov 12 (ST-JUA)
 4
 0 /  2
2007
4 Oct
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Africa One Congo
Antonov AN-26 (9Q-COS)
 22
 21 /  30
2007
24 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Malemba Nkulu
Karibu Airways
Let 410 (9Q-CVL)
 6
 1 /  0
2007
7 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Goma
Galaxy Kavatsi Airlines
Antonov AN-12BP (4L-SAS)
 8
 8 /  0
2007
26 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kongolo
Great Lakes Business Complany
Antonov AN-32 (9Q-CAC)
 15
 14 /  0
2007
23 Jul
Ethiopia
Near Shinile
Djibouti Airlines
Antonov AN-26V (EX-030)
 9
 1 /  0
2006
3 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bukavu
Tracep
Antonov AN-28 (9Q-COM)
 17
 17 /  0
2006
7 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Sake
Mango Airlines
Antonov AN-12B (9Q-CVT)
 5
 5 /  0
2006
11 Jun
Chad
Abéché
Military - Chadian Air Force
Lockheed C-130 Hercules (TT-PAF)
 7
 5 /  0
2006
28 Apr
Uganda
Peak Margarita
King Air Charter
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (ZS-ADL)
 3
 3 /  0
2006
10 Apr
Kenya
Marsabit
Military - Kenya Air Force
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12-II (132)
 17
 14 /  0
2006
8 Jan
Uganda
Bukalaza
Service Air
Antonov 12 (9Q-CIH)
 6
 6 /  0
2005
4 Oct
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Aru
Wimbi Dira Airways
Antonov 12V (9Q-CWC)
 100
 2 /  0
2005
5 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Isiro
Kavatshi Airlines
Antonov 26B (ER-AZT)
 11
 11 /  0
2005
2 Jun
Sudan
Khartoom
Marsland Aviation
Antonov AN-24B (ST-WAL)
 42
 7 /  0
2005
5 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kisangani
Kisangani Airlift
Antonov AN-26 (EK-26060)
 11
 10 /  0
2005
3 Feb
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Air West
Ilyushin 76TD (ST-EWB)
 7
 7 /  0
2004
5 Oct
Sudan
Kaduqli
Sarit Airlines
Antonov AN-12 (ST-SAF)
 4
 4 /  0
2004
18 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Goma
Transworld Safaris
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (5Y-TWH)
 3
 3 /  0
2004
23 May
Kenya
Mwingi
Blue Bird Aviation
Let 410UVP (5Y-VVD)
 2
 2 /  0
2004
11 May
Sudan
Dalang
El Magal Aviation
Antonov AN-12 (ST-SIG)
 7
 7 /  0
2004
6 May
Sudan
Jiech
Charter - Air Cush
Let 410UVP (9XR-DC)
 10
 6 /  0
2003
19 Jul
Kenya
Mount Kenya
Ryan Blake Air Charter
Swearingen SA-226T Metro II (ZS-OYI)
 14
 14 /  0
2003
8 Jul
Sudan
Port Sudan
Sudan Airways
Boeing 737-2J8C (ST-AFK)
 117
 117 /  0
2003
24 Jan
Kenya
Busia
African Commuter Services
Grumman G-159 Gulfstream I (5Y-EMJ)
 13
 3 /  0
2002
28 Nov
Kenya
Masai Mara Game Reserve
Eagle Aviation
Let 410UVP-E20 (5Y-ONT)
 20
 1 /  0
2002
4 Jul
Central African Republic
Bangui
Prestige Airlines (Cargo) Charter
Boeing B-707-123B (9XR-IS)
 27
 25 /  0
2002
17 Mar
Djibouti
Off Djibouti
Djibouti Airlines
Let 410UVP-E (J2-KBC)
 4
 4 /  0
2001
14 Dec
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Geti
Eagle Air
Let 410A (5X-CNF)
 6
 6 /  0
2001
23 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Mugogo
Victoria Airlines
Antonov 28 (3C-LLA)
 11
 4 /  0
2001
4 Apr
Sudan
Adar Yeil
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov AN-24 (?)
 30
 14 /  0
2000
7 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Luabo
Malu Aviation
Antonov 32B (ER-AFA)
 11
 2 /  0
2000
19 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bukavu
Kivu Air Services
Cessna 208B Caravan I (ZS-ONT)
 2
 2 /  0
1999
26 Nov
Kenya
Nairobi
DHL Aviation Africa
Cessna 208 Caravan I (5Y-RAN)
 4
 4 /  0
1999
3 Jun
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov 32 (?)
 50
 50 /  0
1999
29 May
Kenya
Ol Kiombo
Malindi Air Services
Let 410UVP-E (5Y-LET)
 2
 2 /  0
1999
8 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Air Karibu
Lockheed L-188A Electra (9Q-CDI)
 7
 7 /  0
1998
25 Oct
Uganda
Rwenzori mountains
TanaMana Aviation
Britten-Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (5Y-ANV)
 11
 4 /  0
1998
17 Jul
Eritrea
Asmara
Ukraine Aviation Transport Company
Ilyushin II-76 (UR-UCI)
 10
 10 /  0
1998
10 Mar
Kenya
Mombasa
Air Memphis
Boeing 707-336C (SU-PBA)
 6
 6 /  0
1998
12 Feb
Sudan
Near Nasir
Military - Sudan Air Force
Antonov AN-32 (?)
 57
 27 /  0
1997
12 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Uvira
TMK Air Commuter
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (9Q-CBO)
 22
 22 /  0
1997
14 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Brazzaville
TAAG Angola Airlines
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600 (D2-TFP)
 7
 3 /  0
1996
13 Nov
Kenya
Ngong
Kismayo Airlines
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (?)
 8
 8 /  0
1996
6 Jun
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Hoseba
Ilyushin 76MD (UR-76539)
 10
 10 /  0
1996
3 May
Sudan
Near Haj Yousif
Federal Airlines
Antonov AN-24 (ST-FAG)
 53
 53 /  0
1996
26 Feb
Sudan
Near Jabal Awliya
Military - Sudanese Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (?)
 91
 91 /  0
1996
8 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
African Air
Antonov AN-32B (RA-26222)
 6
 2 /  225
1994
17 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Boma
Sankuru Air Service
Yakovlev 40D (RA-87256)
 9
 5 /  0
1994
6 Apr
Rwanda
Kigali
Rwanda Government
Dassault Falcon 50 (9XR-NN)
 12
 12 /  0
1994
14 Mar
Kenya
Off Malindi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (69-6576)
 8
 8 /  0
1994
18 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Scibe Airlift Cargo Zaire
Learjet 24D (9Q-CBC)
 2
 2 /  0
1993
7 Jun
Sudan
Near Ariab
Sasco Air Lines
Cessna 404 Titan (ST-AID)
 11
 11 /  0
1993
27 Jan
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Trans Service Airlift
Nord 262A-44 (9Q-CJK)
 21
 3 /  0
1992
16 Apr
Kenya
Nairobi
Military - Kenyan Air Force
de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo (218)
 46
 46 /  6
1991
27 Dec
Kenya
Masai Mara
Eagle Aviation
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (5Y-SRV)
 5
 5 /  0
1991
17 Sep
Djibouti
Djibouti City
Ethiopian Airlines
Lockheed L-100-30 Hercules (ET-AJL)
 4
 4 /  0
1991
5 May
Sudan
Near Awell
Nile Safaris Aviation
Cessna 404 Titan II (ST-AHX)
 8
 8 /  0
1990
4 Dec
Kenya
Nairobi
Sudania Air Cargo
Boeing B-707-320F (ST-SAC)
 10
 10 /  0
1990
20 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kinshasa
Military - Zairean Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (9T-TCG)
 24
 20 /  0
1989
26 Sep
Sudan
Nyala
Nile Safaris Aviation
Cessna 404 Titan II (ST-AIW)
 6
 6 /  0
1989
7 Aug
Ethiopia
Near Gambela
RRC Air Service
de Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (ET-AIL)
 16
 16 /  0
1988
15 Sep
Ethiopia
Bahar Dar
Ethiopian Airlines
Boeing B-737-230 (ET-AJA)
 104
 35 /  0
1987
3 Dec
Rwanda
Near Kishwati
Cooper Skybird Air Charters
Cessna 404 Titan (5Y-EJS)
 14
 14 /  0
1987
5 May
Sudan
Malakal
Sasco Air Lines
Cessna 404 Titan II (ST-AIJ)
 13
 13 /  0
1987
13 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Asmara
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (?)
 54
 54 /  0
1986
16 Aug
Sudan
Malakal
Sudan Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M (ST-ADY)
 60
 60 /  0
1986
18 May
Djibouti
Djibouti
Military - French Naval Aviation
Dassault Breguet Atlantique (19)
 19
 19 /  0
1986
27 Mar
Central African Republic
Bangui
Military - French Air Force
Sepecat Jaguar A (?)
 0
 0 /  35
1986
5 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kasongo
GLM Aviation
Lockheed L-188AF Electra (9Q-CWT)
 14
 2 /  0
1984
11 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near the Kwango River
MMM Aero Services
Handley Page Dart Herald 202 (9Q-CAH)
 30
 30 /  0
1984
8 Aug
Kenya
Machakos
Pioneer Airlines
Cessna 402A (5Y-AMS)
 9
 9 /  0
1984
16 Feb
Ethiopia
Near Debre Zelt
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-12 (1506)
 38
 26 /  0
1983
16 Apr
Sudan
Near Khartoum
Air Liberia
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-329 Srs. 2A (EL-AIH)
 9
 8 /  9
1982
3 Feb
Djibouti
Djibouti
Military - French Air Force
Nord 2501 Noratlas (140/88JA)
 35
 35 /  0
1982
14 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Addis Ababa
Military - Ethiopian Air Force
Antonov AN-26 (71383)
 73
 73 /  0
1980
17 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kindu
Military - Zairean Air Force
de Havilland DHC-5 Buffalo (9T-CBA)
 36
 36 /  0
1980
14 Sep
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kindu
Military - Force Aérienne Zaïroise
Lockheed Hercules C-130 (9T-TCE)
 36
 36 /  0
1979
19 Feb
Ethiopia
Barentu
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-AFW)
 5
 5 /  0
1978
24 Jul
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Amphibians
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander Mk.III-2 (5Y-CMC)
 11
 5 /  0
1977
20 Jul
Ethiopia
Jima
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABF)
 5
 5 /  0
1976
4 Oct
Kenya
Nairobi
Emirates Air Transport
Douglas DC-7CF (TZ-ARC)
 4
 4 /  0
1976
27 Jun
Uganda
Entebbe
Air France
Airbus A300 (F-BVGG)
 258
 7 /  0
1975
11 Sep
Ethiopia
Near Bahar Dar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas C-47-DL (ET-ABX)
 9
 1 /  0
1975
18 Mar
Sudan
Singa
Sudan Airways
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 100 (ST-ADB)
 6
 5 /  0
1974
20 Nov
Ethiopia
Soddu
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-AAR)
 24
 2 /  0
1974
20 Nov
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Lufthansa
Boeing B-747-130 (D-ABYB)
 157
 59 /  0
1974
18 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Kisangani
Military - Zairean Air Force
Lockheed C-130H (9T-TCD)
 31
 31 /  0
1972
10 Sep
Ethiopia
Gondar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABQ)
 11
 11 /  0
1972
18 Apr
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
East African Airways
BAC Super VC-10 1154 (5X-UVA)
 107
 43 /  0
1971
6 Dec
Sudan
Tikaka
Sudan Airways
Fokker F-27 Friendship 200 (ST-AAY)
 42
 10 /  0
1969
16 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kinshasa
Wigmo
Curtiss C-46 (?)
 45
 45 /  0
1965
14 Sep
Ethiopia
Gore
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-ABI)
 17
 17 /  0
1964
29 Nov
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Leopoldville
Air Congo (BIAS)?
Douglas DC-4 (OO-DEP)
 14
 6 /  0
1964
2 Oct
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Interocean
Lockheed L-749A-79 Constellation (LX-IOK)
 7
 1 /  0
1962
17 May
Kenya
Near Nairobi
Military - U.S. Air Force
Lockheed C-130A Hercules (56-0546)
 13
 13 /  0
1962
13 Jan
Ethiopia
Near Tippi
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-1)
 18
 5 /  1
1961
5 Sep
Ethiopia
Near Sendafar
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-16)
 19
 5 /  0
1960
19 Jul
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Goma
Military - Royal Belgian Air Force
Fairchild C-119G (CP-36)
 41
 37 /  0
1960
15 Jul
Ethiopia
Near Jima
Ethiopian Airlines
Douglas DC-3 (ET-T-18)
 11
 1 /  0
1960
15 May
Sudan
Jebel Marra
Balair
Douglas DC-4-1009 (HB-ILA)
 12
 12 /  0
1960
22 Apr
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Bunia
Sobelair SA (Belgium)
Douglas C-54B (OO-SBL)
 35
 35 /  0
1959
29 Mar
Central African Republic
Near Bangui
Union Aeromaritime de Transport
Nord 2501 Noratlas (F-BGZB)
 9
 9 /  0
1955
18 May
Kenya
Mt. Kilimanjaro
East African Airways
Douglas DC-3 (VP-KKH)
 20
 20 /  0
1952
6 Nov
Chad
Lake Chad
Union Aeromaritime de Transport
Douglas C-54B-1-DC (F-BFVO)
 6
 5 /  0
1952
15 Sep
Sudan
Wadi Halfa
Kalinga Airlines
Douglas C-47A (VT-CGB)
 3
 3 /  0
1952
29 Aug
Sudan
Kosti
Phoenix Airlines
Douglas DC-2-115B (ZS-DFW)
 4
 2 /  0
1952
4 Feb
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Kikwit
Sabena
Douglas DC-3 (OO-CBN)
 15
 15 /  0
1950
8 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
T.A. Intercontinentaux
Douglas C-54A (F-BELB)
 56
 46 /  0
1949
27 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Leopoldville
Sabena
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (OO-CBK)
 20
 5 /  0
1948
31 Aug
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Elizabethville
Sabena
Douglas DC-3 (Douglas C-47A-10-DK) (OO-CBL)
 13
 13 /  0
1948
13 May
The Democratic Republic of The Congo
Near Magazini
Sabena
Douglas DC-4-1009 (OO-CBE)
 32
 31 /  0
1945
25 Dec
Central African Republic
Bangui
Air France
Lockheed 18 Lodestar (F-BALV)
 8
 8 /  0
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