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Last updated: 15 August 2020
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Date:Wednesday 27 February 1991
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BP
Operator:Iraqi Airways
Registration: YI-AFJ
C/n / msn: 8345910
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Shaykh Mazhar Air Base (   Iraq)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The An-12 transport plane was destroyed by a 1000lb bomb dropped by an RAF Buccaneer aircraft. It was on the ground at what was known as Shaykh Mazhar Air Base, just west of the city of Al-Suwaira, Iraq.

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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