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Accident description
Last updated: 25 February 2018
Date:Friday 23 April 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:MIAT - Mongolian Airlines
Registration: BNMAU-14102
C/n / msn: 14102
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 26 / Occupants: 26
Total:Fatalities: 32 / Occupants: 32
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Zavkhan Province (   Mongolia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport (ULN/ZMUB), Mongolia
Destination airport:Ölgii Airport (ULG/ZMUL), Mongolia
Flew into the side of Marz Mountain during descent.

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Distance from Ulan Bator-Buyant Uhaa Airport to Ölgii Airport as the crow flies is 1235 km (772 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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