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Last updated: 22 June 2018
Estado:
Fecha:martes 6 marzo 2018
Hora:14:51
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operador:Russian Air Force
Registración: RF-92955/52
Numéro de série: 10107
Año de Construcción: 1980
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 33 / Ocupantes: 33
Total:Fatalidades: 39 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,5 km (0.3 milles) de Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base (LTK) (   Siria)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kuweires Air Base, Siria
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base (LTK/OSLK), Siria
Descripción:
A Russian Antonov An-26 transport plane crashed in Syria, killing all on board.
The aircraft approached with a tail wind and was caught by a windshear on finals. It banked, lost height and crashed some 500 metres before the runway threshold.

Fuentes:
» Interfax.ru
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Kuweires Air Base to Latakia-Khmeimim Air Base as the crow flies is 170 km (106 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-26

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