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Status:- (No safety board investigation)
Date:Wednesday 29 May 2019
Type:Silhouette image of generic A124 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-124-100
Operator:Libyan Air Cargo
Registration: 5A-DKN
MSN: 19530502792
First flight: 1994
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tripoli International Airport (TIP) (   Libya)
Phase: Standing (STD)
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Destination airport:-
Narrative:
An Antonov An-124 cargo plane was damaged beyond repair after being hit by shelling during fighting near the airport.
Reports are that this was a GNA (Government of National Accord) offensive to capture Tripoli International Airport from LNA (Libyan National Army). The aircraft was hit in the centre/rear fuselage.
In a second attack on June 19, the aircraft was hit again and was largely consumed by fire.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

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Antonov An-124

  • 57 built
  • 5th loss
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 Libya
  • 28th worst accident (at the time)
  • 29th worst accident (currently)
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