1977 Aeroflot Ilyushin 62 Crash

1977 Aeroflot Ilyushin 62 Crash

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. On November 25, 1985, an "Aeroflot" Antonov AN-12, cargo airplane in route from Cuito Cuanavale to Luanda was shot down by South African Special Forces and crashed approximately 43 km (27 mi) east of Menongue, the provincial center of the Cuando Cubango province, Angola. The incident took place in the aftermath of FAPLA's operation "2 Congresso do Partido" conducted against UNITA military formations in the 6th Military Region. The transport was carrying eight crew members, 13 passengers and two tank diesel engines in need of repairs. According to eye witnesses from the local populace and investigative reports the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air (SA) missile.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Typpress
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136272121
  • 9786136272122