Aircraft Photo of C9-CAA | Tupolev Tu-134AK | Mozambique Government | AirHistory.net
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:C9-CAA
Aircraft Original Type:Tupolev Tu-134
Aircraft Generic Type:Tupolev Tu-134/135
Aircraft Version:Tupolev Tu-134AK
Operator / Titles:Mozambique Government
C/n (msn):63457
Location
City / Airport:Rotterdam / The HagueMap
Country:Netherlands
Airport Codes:ICAO: EHRD   IATA: RTM   Local: -   Other: -
 
Photo Date:6 October 1983
Photo by:Aad van der VoetContact
Photo ID: 153
Photographer's Remark

Mozambique's presidential aircraft was not a common sight in Europe, so its visit to Rotterdam Airport was very welcome. This aircraft crashed near Nelspruit, South Africa three years later, on 19 October 1986. The aircraft broke up and caught fire, killing 26 of the 36 passengers, including President Machel.

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