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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 21 June 2018
Fecha:miércoles 2 septiembre 1998
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26B
Operado por:Prestavia
Alquilado a :Permtransavia
Registración: RA-26028
Numéro de série: 07310408
Año de Construcción: 1980
Motores: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Malanje Airport (MEG) (   Angola)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The Antonov, leased by Prestavia from Permtransavia, departed Luanda. About 30 minutes after takeoff the pilot reported an engine fire and that he was going to attempt an emergency landing at Malanje. About 3 minutes later the pilot reported that they were going to attempt an immediate landing straight ahead. This was the last contact with the flight and the aircraft was later found to have crashed. At impact the no. 2 propeller was feathered, the undercarriage was up and flaps at 25 degrees. Some reports say the aircraft was shot down by UNITA forces.

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