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Military planes smash into each other on the runway while trying to land in Sudan

Military planes smash into each other on the runway while trying to land in Sudan

  • Two military planes collided on the runway at Khartoum Airport in Sudan
  • Video shows them crashing into each other, although no injuries are reported
  • The airport in the Sudanese capital has been shut in the wake of the crash 

Two military airplanes have collided at the main airport in Sudan’s capital Khartoum. 

Video footage shows the Sudanese Air Force planes landing on the same runway, with one crashing into the other at speed.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the crash, however Khartoum International airport has been closed. 

Crash: The two planes landed at Khartoum airport with one crashing into the back of the other as they went down the runway

Photos of the two planes on the runway, shows one of them appearing to have lost its entire nose section in the crash. 

The military planes were identified by aviation bloggers as an Antonov An-26 and an Antonov An-32.

The planes, made by the Ukrainian aircraft manufacturing company, are primarily used for surveying and transport. 

The Sudanese Air Force reportedly has eight An-26 and six An-32 airplanes.

Video footage shows the Sudanese Air Force planes landing on the same runway at Khartoum airport in Sudan, with one crashing into the other at speed

Closed for business: Khartoum International Airport in the Sudanese capital has been closed

Closed for business: Khartoum International Airport in the Sudanese capital has been closed

Damages: The nose of one of the planes and the back of another appeared destroyed

Damages: The nose of one of the planes and the back of another appeared destroyed

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