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Last updated: 18 April 2019
Date:Monday 26 March 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-18D
Registration: DM-STL
C/n / msn: 186009402
First flight: 1966
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:?
Takeoff was aborted when the no. 2 engine failed. The Ilyushin overran the runway, collided with the ILS localizer antenna causing the aircraft to break up and burst into flames.


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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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