ASN Aircraft accident Yakovlev Yak-40 RA-87290 Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport (MLW)
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Date:xx xxx 1996
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK40 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-40
Operator:Weasua Air Transport
Registration: RA-87290
MSN: 9320528
First flight: 1973
Engines: 3 Ivchenko AI-25
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Monrovia-Sprigg Payne Airport (MLW) (   Liberia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Two Yak-40 aircraft were destroyed after being hit by RPG-7 anti-tank rockets during the civil war in Liberia.

Damaged on the ground

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