Narrative:At FL160 the no. 1 engine was hit by a SAM missile. A forced landing had to be carried out in a field near Luena. One crewmember was killed after stepping on a mine.
|Date:||Monday 26 April 1993|
|Operator:||United Nations - UN|
|C/n / msn:|| 02348103|
|First flight:|| 1972|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20M|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||near Luena ( Angola)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Departure airport:||Luena Airport (LUO/FNUE), Angola|
|Destination airport:||Catumbela Airport (CBT/FNCM), Angola|
The actual registration carried at the time of the accident is unknown. CCCP-11121 was cancelled from the Russian register in February 1993.
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Luena Airport to Catumbela Airport as the crow flies is 699 km (437 miles).
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.