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Last updated: 21 July 2019
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Date:Monday 24 June 1996
Time:16:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B
Operator:Air Nacoia
Registration: UR-26197
C/n / msn: 12609
First flight: 1984
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cafunfo Airport (CFF) (   Angola)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Destination airport:Cafunfo Airport (CFF/FNCF), Angola
Narrative:
A minor problem with the no. 1 engine was reported and a missed approach procedure executed. The pilot lost control while performing a tight circuit and belly landed near the runway. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/96 (#5)
» Scramble 210


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Distance from Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport to Cafunfo Airport as the crow flies is 520 km (325 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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