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Last updated: 26 October 2021
Date:Saturday 12 August 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26B
Operator:STAER Airlines
Registration: 9Q-CJI
MSN: 6004
First flight:
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-24VT
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:64 km (40 mls) NW of Tshikapa (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Kinshasa (unknown airport), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Destination airport:Tshikapa Airport (TSH/FZUK), Democratic Republic of the Congo
Crashed when trying to return to Kinshasa.
In the DRC Aircraft Register the operator was mentioned as "Succes Airlines/Staer".

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Antonov An-26

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  • 106th loss
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