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Last updated: 21 September 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 10 November 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operator:Veteran Airline
Registration: UR-PLV
C/n / msn: 4342308
First flight: 1964
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pointe Noire Airport (PNR) (   Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pointe Noire Airport (PNR/FCPP), Congo
Narrative:
The An-12 suffered an in-flight fire in the cargo hold when still 80 km from the destination Pointe Noire Airport (PNR). A safe landing was made, but the airplane burned out.
Unconfirmed reports indicate that the fire started in the area of the web frames 27-30 near a the power bus.

Classification:
Cargo fire/smoke
Inflight fire
Forced landing on runway

Sources:
» forumavia.ru
» Soviet Transports


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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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