Surveillance video footage of Sudan Air Boeing 707 crash at Sharjah

Gulf television has broadcast surveillance video footage of the Azza Transport Boeing 707-300 freighter, registration ST-AKW which crashed at Sharjah while performing freight flight SD-2241 from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Khartoum in Sudan on Wednesday October 21.

The video shows the 707 climb out normally though the actual lift-off is out of view 23 seconds in video). A large part appears to have fallen off the aircraft 11 seconds after the airplace climbs out of view (around 38 seconds in to video). The place re-appears in to view (around 54 seconds in to video) in a nearly 90 degree right bank i.e. wings vertical to the earth, before impacting in to the ground.

Hat tip to Simon Hradecky at AVHerald.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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