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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 8 April 2008
Time:ca 09:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26
Operator:Vietnam People's Air Force
Registration: 265
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hanoi (   Vietnam)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Destination airport:Hanoi-Gia Lam Airport (VVGL), Vietnam
Narrative:
Crashed in a rice field in Ta Thanh Oai commune in Thanh Tri, an outlying district of Hanoi.

Sources:
» Scramble 389
» Military plane crashes near Vietnam's capital, 5 die (Xinhua, 8-4-2008)


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Antonov An-26

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