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Date:Saturday 16 May 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic C130 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-100-20 Hercules
Operator:TAAG Angola Airlines
Registration: D2-EAS
MSN: 4830
First flight: 1979
Engines: 4 Allison 501-D22A
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Menongue Airport (SPP) (   Angola)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Menongue Airport (SPP/FNME), Angola
Narrative:
Shot down by a heat-seeking missile whilst approaching Menongue.



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