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Inappropriate company name?

Postby coppinpr » Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:24 am

One of my many interests is civil aviation and I'm a regular visitor to the "Aviation Safety Network" website. Last Sunday there was a tragic plane crash which took the lives of 20 people. What struck me as a little odd was the name of the company operating the aircraft considering the country in which the accident took place :o




Accident description
Last updated: 12 September 2018
Status:
Date: Sunday 9 September 2018

Let L-410UVP
Operator: Slaver Company
Registration: UR-TWO
C/n / msn: 841328
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Walter M-601D
Crew: Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers: Fatalities: 18 / Occupants: 20
Total: Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 23
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: near Yirol Airport ( South Sudan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature: Passenger
Departure airport: Juba Airport (JUB/HSSJ), South Sudan
Destination airport: Yirol Airport (HSYL), South Sudan
Narrative:
A Let L-410 aircraft crashed into Lake Yirol, South Sudan, close to the destination airport.
The aircraft was owned by Slaver Company, Ukraine as of April, 2018. It had been overhauled in 2016-2017 after having been stored for eight years.

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