ASN Aircraft accident Shaanxi Y-8 registration unknown Sanya
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Status:Little or no information is available
Date:Tuesday 1 March 2022
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Shaanxi Y-8
Operator:People's Liberation Army - Air Force - PLAAF
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Sanya (   China)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A PLAAF Shaanxi Y-8 is said to have crashed into the sea off Sanya. At least seven occupants are thought to have died in the crash.



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