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Last updated: 27 November 2021
Date:Tuesday 6 December 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN8 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-8
Operator:Von Haaf Air
Registration: D2-FVA
MSN: 0G3450
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Dundo Airport (DUE) (   Angola)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Dundo Airport (DUE/FNDU), Angola
Destination airport:Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport (LAD/FNLU), Angola
The pilot had some difficulties maintaining directional control during the takeoff. At about VR (190 km/h) the aircraft veered right onto rough ground, became airborne and struck power lines.

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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 Dundo Airport to Luanda-4 de Fevereiro Airport as the crow flies is 847 km (529 miles).

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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