Accident Antonov An-26 59 blue, Thursday 24 February 2022
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Date:Thursday 24 February 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26
Owner/operator:Ukraine Air Force
Registration: 59 blue
MSN: 50-03
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 2 km N of Zhukivtsi -   Ukraine
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Little or no information is available
Narrative:
A Ukraine Air Force Antonov An-26 transport plane crashed in a field and burst into flames.
A video purportedly from the crash shows an An-26 with the no.1 engine on fire as it was descending.

Unconfirmed reports suggest five out of 14 occupants were killed and that the aircraft was shot down by Russian forces.

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Other occurrences involving this aircraft

30 June 2020 59 BLUE Ukraine Air Force 0 Kyiv Aircraft Repair Plant 410 / IEV(UKKK), Zhuliany. min

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