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Last updated: 3 June 2020
Datum:woensdag 12 mei 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Vloog voor:Avita Servicos Aéreos
Gehuurd van:Volga Atlantic Airlines
Registratie: D2-FBN
Bouwjaar: 1980
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:30 km (18.8 mijl) van Luzamba (   Angola)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Luzamba Airport (LZM/FNLZ), Angola
Vliegveld van aankomst:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
An Antonov 26, owned by Volga Atlantic Airlines, was operating on a domestic flight on behalf of Avita Servicos Aéreos of Angola. The crew were forced to carry out a crash-landing after one of the engines was hit by a UNITA-missile. The Russian crewmembers Alexander Zaitsev, Sergei Zakharov and Sergei Chesnokov were seized by UNITA.

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» Itar/TASS
» Scramble 243
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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 Luzamba Airport en Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport bedraagt 528 km (330 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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