Accident description
Last updated: 30 July 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 2 August 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aero Air
Registration: RA-05708
C/n / msn: 1G153-21
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Johannesburg-Randgermiston Airport (QRA) (   South Africa) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Johannesburg-Randgermiston Airport (QRA/FAGM), South Africa
Destination airport:Jamba Airport (JMB), Angola
Narrative:
Crashed. Reportedly the cargo shifted on takeoff, causing the plane to mush into power lines.

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Distance from Johannesburg-Randgermiston Airport to Jamba Airport as the crow flies is 1793 km (1121 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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