Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 20 September 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 22 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Força Aérea Popular de Angola
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 43 / Occupants: 43
Total:Fatalities: 47 / Occupants: 47
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Cazombo (   Angola) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov was shot down by a surface-to-air missile and crashed.

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Antonov 26

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  • 4th worst accident (at the time)
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