Accident Antonov An-26 042, Sunday 30 March 1986
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Date:Sunday 30 March 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Popular de Libertação de Moçambique
Registration: 042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 44 / Occupants: 49
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Pemba Airport (POL) -   Mozambique
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Pemba Airport (POL/FQPB)
Destination airport:Maputo International Airport (MPM/FQMA)
The Antonov crashed while trying to turn back to Pemba following a malfunction on board.
The aircraft bounced high on landing and rolled to the left and impacted the runway, bursting into flames.

The msn is either 12803, 12804 or 12807.


Flight International 12 April 1986, p.14
Lloyds List
Soviet Transports
The Chronicle Telegram 31-3-1986


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