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Incident and controversy followed this aircraft from not long after this photo was taken, and it was leased to Air Pass as 3D-RTA. Subsequent registrations (do, or may) include TL-ACY, UN-76007, UN-76011,...
Note: On February 3rd 2005 this Ilyushin, on a flight from Sharjah, scheduled to stop at Khartoum, before carrying on to Nyala (Sudan-Darfur region), reported fuel system problems, and was advised by Khartoum control to try to make an emergency...
Note: First flew in 1973 for Aeroflot as CCCP-46507. Changed to RA-46507. Operated for Sarit Airlines. Changed registration to EK-46507 and then later 3X-GEB. In 2012 on landing at Galkayo both nose wheel tyres burst causing the aircraft to veer...
Note: First reported in 1980 as CCCp-86849 for the Soviet Air Force. Joined Trans-Aero in 1994 as RA-86846. Then 3D-RTA for Air Pass in 1997 and then went on to be registered TL-ACY, UN-76007, UN-76011, UP-I7635, 4L-AWA and then 3X-GFR. Now...
Note: First flew in 1986 as CCCP-76692. Then changed to RA-76424 then UR-76424 for ATI Airlines. In 1998 it crashed on departure when it departed overweight and in hot conditions with a tailwind out of Ras Al-Khaimah. All 8 onboard died.
Note: First recorded in 1971 as an An-12PPS for to Soviet Air Force as "10". Joined Uzbekistan Airways in 1994 as an An-12BK under UK-11109. Changed to XU-365 and then EX-034, EX-169 and lastly UR-CKL, which is still operating today.
Note: First reported in 1961 as CCCP-48975. Joined Motor Sich Airlines in 1996 as UR-48975, then later registered as ST-SIG when it joined El Magal Aviation in 2003. In 2004 it crashed when all four engines flamed out and an attempted forced...
Note: First flew in 1990 as CCCP-76796, changed to RA-76796. Left East Line in 1999 as it joined Atlas Air as EP-ALI. Changed to 9L-LCY in 2001 then UN-76009 and then last registered as ST-WTB. Aircraft crashed in 2008 when departing Khartoum...
Note: First reported in 1962 as CCCP-11734 for MOM "Zlatoust" as part of the Soviet Air Force. Changed to RA-11734 then EL-RDL for Air Cess, then 3D-RDL for Air Pass, then TL-ACR again for Air Cess which was the last registration. Last known...
Note: First flew in 1964 as CCCP-75553 for the Soviet Government initially as an IL-18V, Changed to DM-STF for Interflug in 1967, then re-registered DDR-STF in 1981 and then D-AOAO in 1990. Joined Tigerflug in 1991, then Ber-Line four months...
Note: First flew in 1971 for MOM Zlatoust as CCCP-26189. Changed to RA-26189 in 1993. Then EL-AKP under Aeroflot colours in 1995. Joined Air Cess with the same registration until 1998 saw the reg change to 3D-SBP, then 3D-KKM and then finally...