Stuck in the mud: rescuing a stranded Cessna 208 in South Sudan

Given the nature of its operations and the nature it operates within, Mission Aviation Fellowship often faces challenges alien to other carriers. Robin Evans details the recent recovery of a stranded Cessna 208B Grand Caravan

For most airlines, an aircraft on ground (AOG) scenario is a pressurised co-ordination of trades to quickly return an asset to service – a spontaneous, extended turnaround. And though sometimes known as ‘the largest humanitarian air service’ Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) is unlike any other carrier.

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