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Datum:Sonntag 30 März 1986
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Fluggesellschaft:Força Aérea Popular de Libertação de Moçambique
Kennzeichen: 042
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 41 / Insassen: 46
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 44 / Insassen: 49
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Pemba Airport (POL) (   Mosambik)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Flug von:Pemba Airport (POL/FQPB), Mosambik
Flug nach:Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA), Mosambik
The Antonov crashed while trying to turn back to Pemba following a malfunction on board.
The aircraft bounced high on landing and rolled to the left and impacted the runway, bursting into flames.

The msn is either 12803, 12804 or 12807.

» Flight International 12 April 1986, p.14
» Lloyds List
» Soviet Transports
» The Chronicle Telegram 31-3-1986


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Pemba Airport to Maputo International Airport as the crow flies is 1654 km (1034 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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