Accident Antonov An-26 152,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 323814

Date:Thursday 21 January 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea - Ejército de Nicaragua
Registration: 152
MSN: 14206
Year of manufacture:1985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:7,5 km from Bluefields Airport (BEF) -   Nicaragua
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Managua-Augusto C. Sandino Airport (MGA/MNMG)
Destination airport:Bluefields Airport (BEF/MNBL)
The Antonov took off from Managua at 07:10 for a relief flight to Bluefields; ETA being 08:30.
While approaching Bluefields, the crew were told that they could not land right away, because another aircraft was blocking the runway.
The plane later crashed in a mountainous area.


La Tribuna
Scramble 344


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