Accident description
Last updated: 28 July 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 8 April 2008
Time:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Vietnam Air Force
Registration: 265
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hanoi (   Vietnam) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Destination airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed in a rice field in Ta Thanh Oai commune in Thanh Tri, an outlying district of Hanoi.

Sources:
» Scramble 389
» Military plane crashes near Vietnam's capital, 5 die (Xinhua, 8-4-2008)


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Distance from Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport to Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport as the crow flies is 0 km (0 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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