ASN Aircraft accident Ilyushin Il-76TD UR-CMC Al Jufra Airbase
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Date:Thursday 25 July 2019
Time:04:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operator:Europe Air
Registration: UR-CMC
MSN: 1013407230
First flight: 1991
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Al Jufra Airbase (   Libya)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Libyan Air Force under the Government of National Accord carried out multiple drone attacks on Al Jufra Airbase in central Libya. The air base was under command of the Libyan National Army, a political faction that is in conflict with the internationally recognised Government of National Accord that was established late 2015.
Two Ilyushin Il-76 transport planes belonging to the Ukrainian airline Europe Air (UR-CMC and UR-CRP) were destroyed.
The captain of UR-CMC died in the attack as he reportedly tried to save the on board documents.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» libyaobserver.ly
» photo
» bzns.media


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