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Last updated: 26 January 2022
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Datum:Montag 25 November 1985
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-12BP
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: CCCP-11747
Werknummer: 5343609
Baujahr: 1976
Triebwerk: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 13 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 21
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 43 km E of Menongue Airport (SPP) (   Angola)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Cuito Cuanavale Airport (CTI/FNCV), Angola
Flug nach:Menongue Airport (SPP/FNME), Angola
Unfallbericht:
The Soviet An-12 transport plane was shot down by a South African special forces team with a "Strela-1" SAM. The missile hit engine no. 2 and the wing came off 47 seconds later. The aircraft crashed into a forest near Luassingua. All 8 crew and 13 passengers (Soviet military advisors and Angolan officers) were killed. The An-12 was en route from Cuito Cuanavale (CTI) to Luanda (LAD) via Menongue (SPP).

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Distance from Cuito Cuanavale Airport to Menongue Airport as the crow flies is 164 km (102 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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