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Last updated: 3 June 2020
Datum:dinsdag 2 februari 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Vloog voor:Savanair (Angola)
Gehuurd van:Santa Cruz Imperial
Registratie: EY-ASS
Constructienummer: 3340909
Bouwjaar: 1963
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Totaal:slachtoffers: 11 / inzittenden: 11
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:ca 6 km E of Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD) (   Angola)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
Vliegveld van aankomst:Lukapa Airport (LBZ/FNLK), Angola
The Antonov took off from Luanda for a cargo flight to Lukapa, carrying 14 tons of food. Engine problems (possibly fire) forced the crew to return to Luanda. Approaching Luanda, the plane crashed into the Cazenga neighborhood of Luanda - the city's most populous area.
At least seven houses were destroyed. The plane was owned by Santa Cruz Imperial, a company from the United Arab Emirates and was leased to the Angolan Savanair airline. The four crewmembers were Russian nationals. The Xinhua News Agency reported a total of 10 occupants, while ITAR/TASS reported 11. Confusion exists regarding the registration. Possibly the aircraft has always been officially registered EL-ASA, but carrying the registration EL-ASS.

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photo of Antonov-An-12-EL-ASS
accident date: 02-02-1999
type: Antonov An-12
registration: EL-ASS

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport en Lukapa Airport bedraagt 822 km (514 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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Antonov An-12

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  • 157e ongeval
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