Accident Antonov An-26 T-237, Wednesday 27 April 1988
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Date:Wednesday 27 April 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Revolucionaria
Registration: T-237
MSN: 7704
Year of manufacture:1979
Fatalities:Fatalities: 29 / Occupants: 29
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Techamutete -   Angola
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Techamutete
A Cuban Air Force An-26 transport plane was approaching the Angolan city of Techamutete when it was shot down using a 9K32 Strela-2 shoulder-fired, surface-to-air missile (also known as SA-7) and friendly AAA fire. Cuban anti-aircraft batteries stationed in Angola were on alert because of the reported presence of enemy planes in the region.


La Nación 29 April 1988, p20A
Flight International 14 May 1988 (16)
Soviet Transports
Thomas Brügge
St. Petersburg Times, Apr 29, 1988


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