Date & Time: Nov 21, 2012 at 1200 LT
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After take off, while climbing, crew informed ATC about technical problems and elected to make an emergency landing in an wasteland. Aircraft eventually came out of control and crashed in an abandoned market building located in the Al-Hasaba district, some nine km south of Sanaa Airport. All ten occupants were killed. According to Yemen Officials, aircraft was registered 420 but no AN-26 seems to be operated in Yemen under this registration. Referring to the World Military Digest, aircraft should be registered 620, to be confirmed.