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Last updated: 28 July 2021
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 16 May 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12BK
Operator:Força Aérea Popular de Angola
Registration: T-307
MSN: 9346608
First flight: 1969
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Menongue (   Angola)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Menongue Airport (SPP/FNME), Angola
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The plane had flown from Luanda to deliver fuel to a military depot in Menongue. The Antonov had technical problems before landing in Menongue and the crew tried to fly it to another city for repairs.

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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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