Accident Antonov An-12BP CCCP-11747, Monday 25 November 1985
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Date:Monday 25 November 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12BP
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-11747
MSN: 5343609
Year of manufacture:1976
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 43 km E of Menongue Airport (SPP) -   Angola
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cuito Cuanavale Airport (CTI/FNCV)
Destination airport:Menongue Airport (SPP/FNME)
The Soviet An-12 transport plane was shot down by a South African special forces team with a "Strela-1" SAM. The missile hit engine no. 2 and the wing came off 47 seconds later. The aircraft crashed into a forest near Luassingua. All 8 crew and 13 passengers (Soviet military advisors and Angolan officers) were killed. The An-12 was en route from Cuito Cuanavale (CTI) to Luanda (LAD) via Menongue (SPP).


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