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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Datum:Dienstag 8 März 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-12B
Fluggesellschaft:Indian Air Force - IAF
Kennzeichen: L2174
Werknummer: 6343806
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Charbatia Air Base (   Indien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Charbatia Air Base (VCUT), Indien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
One of the engines caught fire after take-off from Charbatia Air Base, India. The fire was not extinguished due to malfunction of the engine extinguishers. The pilot attempted to return to Charbatia but the fire spread and the aircraft crashed, killing all of the 9 crew and 8 people on the ground.

Informationsquelle:
» Aviation Letter 257
» Scramble Vol. 9, nr. 10 (p. 35)
» WarbirdsofIndia.com


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