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Ilyushin Il-76 aircraft – is a four-engine turbofan cargo aircraft, able to operate from unpaved runways. This strategic airlifter was designed in 1960s by the Ilyushin design bureau in Soviet Union.
The UAQ IL-76 plane was built in 1975 for Soviet air force. Then – from mid 1990s – was operated by Air Cess, AirPass and Centrafrican Airlines (connected to the arms dealer Viktor Bout). In 1999 landed in UAQ Airport.
More about the UAQ airport and the abandoned Il-76 plane:
updated Sep 18, 2020
Plane landing in Umm Al Quwain:
Similar planes you can see in “Lord of War” movie:
Umm Al Quwain Airport, Al Shebeakah, Umm Al Quwain, UAE
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