Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 2 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 26 April 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:United Nations - UN
Registration: CCCP-11121
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)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Luena Airport (LUO/FNUE), Angola
Destination airport:Catumbela Airport (CBT/FNCM), Angola
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.
The actual registration carried at the time of the accident is unknown. CCCP-11121 was cancelled from the Russian register in February 1993.


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Scramble 169
» Scramble 168


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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.
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