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Fecha:miércoles 27 abril 1988
Hora:09:35
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operador:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Registración: T-237
Numéro de série: 7704
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 26 / Ocupantes: 26
Total:Fatalidades: 29 / Ocupantes: 29
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Techamutete (   Angola)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Techamutete, Angola
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» 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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Antonov An-26

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