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Last updated: 24 January 2022
Date:Thursday 29 July 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN28 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-28
Operator:Flying Air Service
Registration: ES-ELI
MSN: 1AJ002-06
First flight: 1985
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Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Beni Mavivi (   Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Beni Airport (BNC/FZNP), Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Antonov An-28, registration ES-ELI was sold to Kenya in July 2004. Since it was not possible to register an An-28 in Kenya, the aircraft continued on to the D.R. Congo. The aircraft crashed at Beni on landing. The right wing broke off in the accident.
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