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Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:Monday 14 December 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BP
Operator:Khors Air
Registration: UR-11319
MSN: 4342510
First flight: 1964
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kuito (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Kuito Airport (SVP/FNKU), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov, leased from a Ukraine company, was shot down by UNITA forces while flying at FL150. The aircraft carried relief supplies.

Classification:
Shot down from the ground
Loss of control

Sources:
» Itar/TASS
» Scramble 239
» Washington Post


Photos

photo of Antonov-An-12BP-UR-11319
accident date: 14-12-1998
type: Antonov An-12BP
registration: UR-11319
 
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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