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An-26 transport plane crashes in Syria, 32 dead

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Old March 13th 18, 07:33 PM posted to alt.binaries.pictures.aviation
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Default An-26 transport plane crashes in Syria, 32 dead

"Russian Antonov-26 plane Crashed near Russian military’s Hmeimim Air Base
in the Syrian province of Latakia resulted in killing of all 32 people
aboard including 26 passengers and six crew members , he Russian Defense
Ministry said.

"According to the ministry, the aircraft crashed near Hmeimim air base at 3
pm on Tuesday when landing, hitting the ground 500 meters short of the


The footage accompanying the article is actually of crash near St.
Petersburg last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3LSTE9nT0M

"According to the preliminary information, a technical malfunction led to
the aircraft crash." Translation: Probable collision with a vodka bottle...


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