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Accident description
Last updated: 23 November 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 2 March 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26
Operator:Yemen Air Force
Registration: 1177
C/n / msn: 6507
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Hadhramaut (   Yemen)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:San'a International Airport (SAH/ODSN), Yemen
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
An Antonov 26 transport plane sustained damage in a landing accident in a remote desert area of Hadhramaut, Yemen. Photographic evidence suggests the airplane carried out a gear-up landing, sustaining damage to the propeller tips and fuselage.
The airplane was carrying supplies from Sana'a to Masila oilfield with two crew members and four soldiers on board. Anti-government tribesmen in the area kidnapped the six occupants.

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» Gulf News
» Soviet Transports


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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.
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