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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 24 June 2018
Fecha:jueves 1 julio 1999
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operador:Savanair (Angola)
Registración: TN-AFR
Numéro de série: 8345502
Año de Construcción: 1968
Motores: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 5
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Luzamba (   Angola)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Saurimo Airport (VHC/FNSA), Angola
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
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.

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photo of Antonov An-12B RA-12951
The An-12 later moved to Savanair as TN-AFR.
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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).
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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