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Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Pointe-Noire

Date & Time: Nov 10, 2008 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
UR-PLV
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
4 3 423 08
YOM:
1964
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

After take off from Pointe-Noire, while flying 80 km away, the crew elected to return to Pointe-Noire when a fire broke out in the cargo bay. The aircraft landed safely but the fire burnt through the fuselage. All occupants escaped uninjured.