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Last updated: 17 November 2019
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Date:Monday 9 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Ethiopia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov was shot down by rockets while on final approach somewhere in Ethiopia. The plane and crew were from Jankoy AFB, Crymea. All aboard were killed.

Sources:
» Dmitriy Yertsov


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