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Last updated: 23 August 2017
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Date:xx xxx 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev 40
Operator:Weasua Air Transport
Registration: RA-87290
C/n / msn: 9320528
First flight: 1973
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport (MLW) (   Liberia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Two Yak-40 aircraft were destroyed after being hit by RPG-7 anti-tank rockets during the civil war in Liberia.

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Sources:
» Flight International 6-12.11.96 (10)
» Soviet Transports


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