Accident Antonov An-12 , Monday 9 October 1978
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Date:Monday 9 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Teseney, Gash-Barka Region -   Eritrea
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Dzhankoi, UA
Destination airport:Teseney, ER
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
While approaching Teseney, the Antonov An-12 was struck by two Strela surface-to-air missiles. The aircraft, containing food cargo crashed and subsequently caught fire, killing all 8 people aboard.


Soviet Transports

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16-Jun-2024 08:04 lagi Added
16-Jun-2024 08:05 ASN Updated [Nature, Source, Plane category]

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