Date & Time: Jan 27, 2002 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Operator:
Registration:
T-304
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Luanda-Luena
MSN:
12244
YOM:
1968
Country:
Angola
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
34
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:

While approaching runway 11/29, the aircraft crashed in an open field two km short of runway. Five passengers were killed while the aircraft was destroyed. Weather conditions were bad at the time of the accident which occurred for unknown reasons.