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Accident description
Last updated: 22 February 2017
Date:Saturday 8 July 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12BP
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-11875
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cam Ranh Airport (   Vietnam)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Cam Ranh Airport (VVCR), Vietnam
The ELINT aircraft crashed while attempting an emergency landing near Cam Ranh.

Forced landing outside airport

» Soviet Transports
» Aviation Letter 274
» Scramble 253


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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