By Savannah Smith  |  10-03-2018   News
Photo credit: Khartoum TV

An African airport learned a costly lesson recently, although it was something that could have easily been addressed by common sense, anyway. It’s about what’s bound to happen when an airport gives two Antonovs the same runway.

Two military transport planes collided at Khartoum Airport in Sudan. Footage of the accident was captured on CCTV.

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The video shows the two Sudanese military cargo planes, an Antonov 32 and Antonov 26, landing on the same runway. The two appeared unable to avoid each other. One of the planes then clips the tail of the other. A fire ensued from the collision and firefighters quickly arrived at the scene to put out the blaze.

The initial report came from aviation blogger Vitaliy Trubnykov. Trubnykov published photos on Facebook showing an Antonov An-32 and an Antonov An-26 military aircraft involved in a collision at Khartoum Airport.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="in" dir="ltr">Antonov An-32 collided with Antonov An-26 in Khartoum International Airport, Sudan. <a href="https://t.co/YFgDzBiCue">pic.twitter.com/YFgDzBiCue</a></p>&mdash; Vitaliy Trubnykov (@vokinburt_avia) <a href="https://twitter.com/vokinburt_avia/status/1047437886801551360?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The accident resulted in the cancellation of all flights in and out of the airport.

Both aircrafts came to rest on the runway. There were some visible damages to both planes after the collision. The An-32’s nose section had been broken away while the An-26’s tail section also suffered considerable damages.

Some photographs also show one of the planes nearly torn in half.

No injuries to persons were reported as a result of the aircraft collision.

Social media users reacted to the post of Trubnykov, some putting the blame on the pilots for what they feel should have been an avoidable mishap.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">There are old pilots and there are bold pilots …<br><br>Thanks!</p>&mdash; Jan Nicolas (@phoyager) <a href="https://twitter.com/phoyager/status/1047508343160487936?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">They were in a hurry to get home…? </p>&mdash; Planes Of Legend (@PlanesOfLegend) <a href="https://twitter.com/PlanesOfLegend/status/1047465922561277952?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">How did they let this happen <a href="https://t.co/DdU8UIlmmT">pic.twitter.com/DdU8UIlmmT</a></p>&mdash; Blackboifly (@Blackboifly1) <a href="https://twitter.com/Blackboifly1/status/1047516532430065665?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pairs landing gone wrong?</p>&mdash; Nick Blacow (@Manonthefence) <a href="https://twitter.com/Manonthefence/status/1047471466474876930?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is foolishness. Looks like one was cleared for take off while the other was still on the runway.</p>&mdash; iby (@Blakjizuz) <a href="https://twitter.com/Blakjizuz/status/1047456431191052290?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Total madness. Weather looks clear so pilot 2 should have aborted landing whatever ATC instructions.</p>&mdash; Nick Hewett (@nickh169) <a href="https://twitter.com/nickh169/status/1047453212071137280?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">October 3, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source:

https://defence-blog.com/news/two-military-transport-aircraft-collided-at-khartoum-airport-in-sudan.html

https://www.rt.com/news/440208-khartoum-an-planes-collide/

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Anonymous No. 38599 1538588635

I put at least 1/2 of the blame on the 2nd planes pilot and crew. If I was cleared to land and all I could see is the huge ass of another aircraft instead of the runway I would be demanding a go around. These 2 aircraft had to be less than 1/4 mile from each other, so unless the pilot was asleep this should have been avoided.

Baron Tremayne Caple Rainbow Man No. 38603 1538591987

Baron Tremayne Caple Rainbow Man

Anonymous No. 38613 1538610445

niggers gonna nig

Anonymous No. 38720 1538750390

38594

Spoken like a non pilot. Life is not a video game. Planes go faster than your Ford, and you haven't looked at weather reports or imagined the fact that objects are smaller from distance. Learn to fly dumb shit, before you voice your ignorant opinions. As the man said, opinions are like assholes; everyone has one and they all stink

Anonymous No. 38721 1538750482

38596

you don't need a gf; i'll make you wear a dress and take it nice and sweet.

Signed

Bubba

Anonymous No. 38723 1538750742

Nigger control once again shows why they still haven't invented the wheel

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