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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 2 August 1995
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aero Air
Registration: RA-05708
MSN: 1G153-21
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Johannesburg/Germiston-Rand Airport (QRA) (   South Africa)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Johannesburg/Germiston-Rand Airport (QRA/FAGM), South Africa
Destination airport:Jamba Airport (JMB), Angola
Crashed. Reportedly the cargo shifted on takeoff, causing the plane to mush into power lines.

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Distance from Johannesburg/Germiston-Rand Airport to Jamba Airport as the crow flies is 1793 km (1121 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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