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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 13 March 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Operator:Air Zaire
Registration: 9Q-CLO
C/n / msn: 10395
First flight: 1969
Total airframe hrs:10422
Cycles:8930
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Gago Coutinho (   Angola)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
A flight of four Cuban Air Force MiG-21MF planes was attacking the UNITA aerodrome at Gago Coutinho. The F-27 was struck by an S-24 unguided rocket, fired by one of the planes.

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Sources:
» LAAHS
» Willem Wendt


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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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