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Last updated: 23 November 2017
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Date:Monday 14 December 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12BP
Operator:Khors Air
Registration: UR-11319
C/n / msn: 4342510
First flight: 1964
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kuito (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kuito Airport (SVP/FNKU), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov, leased from a Ukraine company, was shot down by UNITA forces while flying at FL150. The aircraft carried relief supplies.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Loss of control

Sources:
» Itar/TASS
» Scramble 239
» Washington Post


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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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