Narrative:The An-12's brakes failed as it taxied to the apron at Pointe Noire Airport (PNR). It could not be stopped and ran into a parked Boeing 727 (9L-LEF). Both aircraft sustained considerable damage.
|Date:||Friday 25 January 2008|
|C/n / msn:|| 5343209|
|First flight:|| 1965|
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20M|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Pointe Noire Airport (PNR) ( Congo)
|Phase:|| Taxi (TXI)|
|Destination airport:||Pointe Noire Airport (PNR/FCPP), Congo|
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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.