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Last updated: 15 January 2021
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Date:Saturday 9 May 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-78
Operator:Libyan Air Force
Registration: no reg.
C/n / msn: 0093493799 ?
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tripoli-Mitiga International Airport (MJI) (   Libya)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Several aircraft were damaged in mortar attacks at Tripoli-Mitiga International Airport, Libya. Forces loyal to Libyan general Khalifa Haftar were responsible for that attack.
Among the damaged aircraft was a Ilyushin Il-78 with a white tail and an "LAAF" marking. The fuselage burned out after being hit.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
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» Soviet Transports
» Google Earth satellite imagery


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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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