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Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Tuesday 27 March 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212-M Aviocar 300
Operator:Angolan Government
Registration: T-410
C/n / msn: 384
First flight: 1988-12-21 (1 year 3 months)
Engines: 2 Honeywell TPE331-10R-513C
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:30 km (18.8 mls) from Kuito (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Huambo Airport (NOV/FNHU), Angola
Narrative:
A CASA C-212 Aviocar was destroyed when it crashed near Kuito, Angola after being shot down by UNITA forces.

Sources:
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.11


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