Hull-loss description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
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Status:
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: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
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) show on map
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
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.

Events:

Sources:
» Flight International 6-12.11.96 (10)


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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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