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Last updated: 1 December 2021
Fecha:domingo 19 noviembre 1978
Hora:ca 11:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operador:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registración: L650
Numéro de série: 6344210
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 70 / Ocupantes: 70
Total:Fatalidades: 77 / Ocupantes: 77
Víctimas en Tierra:Fatalidades: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:0,5 km (0.3 milles) de Leh Airport (IXL) (   India)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 3923 m (12871 feet) amsl
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Chandigarh Airport (IXC/VICG), India
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Leh Airport (IXL/VILH), India
The Antonov crashed near Leh Airport, located at a 12870 feet altitude in the Himalaya Mountains.
The airplane struck a hut, killing a woman and burst into flames.

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Distance from Chandigarh Airport to Leh Airport as the crow flies is 389 km (243 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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Antonov An-12

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  • 71st loss
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