Accident description
Last updated: 23 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 26 March 1979
Type:Ilyushin 18D
Operator:Interflug
Registration: DM-STL
C/n / msn: 186009402
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola) show on map
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Take-off was aborted when the no. 2 engine failed. The Ilyushin overran the runway, collided with the ILS localizer antenna causing the aircraft to break up and burst into flames.

Events:

Sources:
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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