Accident description
Last updated: 26 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 27 February 1996
Time:05:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12BP
Operator:Aero Tropical
Registration: ER-ACE
C/n / msn: 402812
First flight: 1965
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:35 km (21.9 mls) from Lukapa (   Angola) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Lukapa Airport (LBZ/FNLK), Angola
Narrative:
Crashed in poor visibility after a flight from Luanda.
An Antonov 12 (D2-FAO) with the same construction number was seen at Luanda 19 AUG 1999. The id of the aircraft involved (ER-ACE, c/n 402812) in this accident is probably incorrect.


Sources:
» Flight International 13-19/3/96 (9)
» Scramble 203(65)
» Scramble 204(48)
» Scramble 205
» Scramble 246


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The An-12 was registered ER-ACE in October 1994 after 29 years of service in Algeria
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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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