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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:miércoles 11 abril 2018
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Operador:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya
Registración: 7T-WIV
Numéro de série: 1043419649
Año de Construcción: 1994
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 247 / Ocupantes: 247
Total:Fatalidades: 257 / Ocupantes: 257
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Boufarik Air Base (   Argelia)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Boufarik Air Base (DAAK), Argelia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Tindouf Airport (TIN/DAOF), Argelia
An Ilyushin Il-76TD transport plane, operated by the Algerian Air Force, crashed shortly after take-off from Boufarik Air Base in northern Algeria. The aircraft came down in a field, broke up and burst into flames. All 247 passengers and ten crew members were killed.
The aircraft was transporting army personnel and family members to Tindouf and Béchar, Algeria.



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Distance from Boufarik Air Base to Tindouf Airport as the crow flies is 1420 km (887 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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