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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Datum:Dienstag 20 Januar 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Antonow An-8
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:within Azerbaijan (   Aserbeidschan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Haciqabul Air Base, Armenien
Flug nach:Sumqayit-Nasosnaya Air Base, Aserbeidschan
The Antonov An-8 was en route when a part of the left flap broke off. The aircraft rotated around the longitudinal axis and the nose dropped. It entered a dive and crashed.



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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Haciqabul Air Base to Sumqayit-Nasosnaya Air Base as the crow flies is 83 km (52 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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