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Datum:Mittwoch 27 April 1988
Zeit:09:35
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Fluggesellschaft:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Kennzeichen: T-237
Werknummer: 7704
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 26 / Insassen: 26
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 29 / Insassen: 29
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Techamutete (   Angola)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Techamutete, Angola
Unfallbericht:
A Cuban Air Force An-26 transport plane was approaching the Angolan city of Techamutete when it was shot down using a 9K32 Strela-2 shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile (also known as SA-7) and friendly AAA fire. Cuban anti-aircraft batteries stationed in Angola were on alert because of the reported presence of enemy planes in the region.

Informationsquelle:
» La Nación 29 April 1988, p20A
» Flight International 14 May 1988 (16)
» Soviet Transports
» Thomas Brügge
» St. Petersburg Times, Apr 29, 1988


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