Accident description
Last updated: 25 July 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 29 November 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-TAB
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 15 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Monte Bibala (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov flew into a mountain at 2250m (20 below the summit) while descending out of FL140.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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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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