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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Datum:Donnerstag 21 Januar 1999
Zeit:ca 08:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 26
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Nicaragua
Kennzeichen: 152
Werknummer: 14206
Baujahr: 1985
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 24 / Insassen: 24
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:7,5 km (4.7 Meilen) von Bluefields Airport (BEF) (   Nicaragua)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Flug nach:Bluefields Airport (BEF/MNBL), Nicaragua
Unfallbericht:
The Antonov took off from Managua at 07:10 for a relief flight to Bluefields; ETA being 08:30.
While approaching Bluefields, the crew were told that they could not land right away, because another aircraft was blocking the runway.
The plane later crashed in a mountainous area.

Informationsquelle:
» La Tribuna
» Scramble 344


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Distance from Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport to Bluefields Airport as the crow flies is 259 km (162 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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