Unfallbericht:The aircraft was claimed to be shot down by UNITA forces. One crewmember (of Russian nationality) was killed in the accident. Four other Russian crew members were held hostage by UNITA forces. The Antonov was piloted by Russian nationals A. Yudov, M. Yatsenko, V. Gmyrin, V. Kachalin and A. Rogovets.
|Datum:||Donnerstag 1 Juli 1999|
|Triebwerk:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20M|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Luzamba ( Angola)
|Flugphase:|| Während des Fluges (ENR)|
|Flug von:||Saurimo Airport (VHC/FNSA), Angola|
|Flug nach:||Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola|
» Scramble 247
» Scramble 243
The An-12 later moved to Savanair as TN-AFR.
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Saurimo Airport to Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport as the crow flies is 792 km (495 miles).
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.