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AN26
Name An-26
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Body Narrow
Type Fixed Wing
WTC Medium
APC B
Engine Turboprop
Engine count Multi


Also manufacturered as:

ANTONOV An-26
XIAN Y-7H


ANTONOV An-26

ANTONOV An-26

Image source: IANS

Description

Military tactical transport aircraft. In service since 1968. More powerful development of An-24 with rear loading ramp and redesigned tail for military use. Chinese versions Y-7 and Y-7H. Civil version An-26S. In production from 1968 to 1985. Over 550 An-26s are in world wide civil service.

General

Aircraft name An-26
ICAO code/WTC AN26 / M
Manufacturer ANTONOV
Type code/APC L2T / B

Technical Data

Wing span 29.9 m98.097 ft
Length 23.8 m78.084 ft
Height 8.6 m28.215 ft
Powerplant 2 x 2.820 SHP Ivchenko AI 24VT turboprops with 4 blade propellers and 1 x 8.83 kN RU 19-300 aux turbojet in starboard nacelle.
Engine model Ivchenko AI-24


Accidents & Serious Incidents involving AN26

  • AN26, Kassel Germany, 2007(RE HF) (On 4 October 2007, an Antonov An-26B cargo aircraft being operated for an unidentified Hungarian-registered carrier by a Ukrainian crew on an empty positioning flight from Stuttgart to Kassel overran the destination runway during a daylight landing in normal ground visibility. None of the six crew on board were injured. There was no damage to the aircraft but some damage to ground installations.)
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