Accident Ilyushin Il-76TD 7T-WIV, Wednesday 11 April 2018
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Date:Wednesday 11 April 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Ilyushin Il-76TD
Owner/operator:Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Jaza'eriya
Registration: 7T-WIV
MSN: 1043419649
Year of manufacture:1994
Fatalities:Fatalities: 257 / Occupants: 257
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Boufarik Air Base -   Algeria
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Boufarik Air Base (DAAK)
Destination airport:Tindouf Airport (TIN/DAOF)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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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