CFIT Accident Antonov An-12B L650, Sunday 19 November 1978
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Date:Sunday 19 November 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12B
Owner/operator:Indian Air Force - IAF
Registration: L650
MSN: 6344210
Fatalities:Fatalities: 77 / Occupants: 77
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:0,5 km from Leh Airport (IXL) -   India
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Chandigarh Airport (IXC/VICG)
Destination airport:Leh Airport (IXL/VILH)
The Antonov crashed near Leh Airport, located at a 12870 feet altitude in the Himalaya Mountains.
The airplane struck a hut, killing a woman and burst into flames.


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