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Accident description
Last updated: 13 December 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 9 August 2013
Time:ca 08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12B
Operator:Ethiopian Air Force
Registration: 1513
C/n / msn: 4342009
First flight: 1964
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ) (   Somalia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport (DIR/HADR), Ethiopia
Destination airport:Mogadishu International Airport (MGQ/HCMM), Somalia
Narrative:
A cargo plane loaded with weapons coming from Ethiopia, crashed at Mogadishu Airport in Somalia. Four crew members were killed, two were injured.

Sources:
» African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM)
» Reuters
» Sodere.com
» Keydmedia.net


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Crash site approximately 2 minutes after impact
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Dire Dawa-Aba Tenna D Yilma Airport to Mogadishu International Airport as the crow flies is 920 km (575 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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