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Last updated: 26 July 2021
Status:
Date:Tuesday 26 January 2021
Time:08:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic Y12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Harbin Yunshuji Y-12E
Operator:Zambian Air Force
Registration: AF-222
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Mukinge Mission Airstrip (   Zambia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lusaka Airport (LUN/FLLS), Zambia
Destination airport:Mukinge Mission Airstrip (FLGE), Zambia
Narrative:
A Zambian Air Force Y-12 aircraft with 5 crew carrying five 210 litre diesel drums from Lusaka to Mukinge, skidded off the runway on landing. Two crew received injuries and were taken to hospital. The aircraft sustained substantial damage to the forward fuselage.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» lusakatimes.com
» zambiawatchdog.com


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Distance from Lusaka Airport to Mukinge Mission Airstrip as the crow flies is 346 km (216 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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