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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 14 February 2015
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26B-100
Operator:Força Aérea de Moçambique
Registration: FA312
C/n / msn: 11603 ?
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Quelimane Airport (   Mozambique)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Quelimane Airport (UEL/FQQL), Mozambique
Destination airport:Mocuba Airstrip, Mozambique
Narrative:
The Antonov 26 force landed in a field following a loss of engine power on takeoff from Quelimane Airport, Mozambique.
The aircraft came down about 150 from the runway.
The aircraft involved in operations to help flood victims in central and northern Mozambique.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Diário de Notícias
» Soviet Transports


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Distance from Quelimane Airport to Mocuba Airstrip as the crow flies is 112 km (70 miles).

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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