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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:jueves 21 enero 1999
Hora:ca 08:10
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Nicaragua
Registración: 152
Numéro de série: 14206
Año de Construcción: 1985
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 24 / Ocupantes: 24
Total:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:7,5 km (4.7 milles) de Bluefields Airport (BEF) (   Nicaragua)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Managua-Augusto C Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Bluefields Airport (BEF/MNBL), Nicaragua
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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