Date & Time: Mar 23, 2007 at 1400 LT
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Just after takeoff, while overflying the sea, the aircraft was hit by a missile fired by rebels on a boat. One wing detached and the crew tried to return to the airport but the aircraft crashed in the eastern outskirts of Mogadishu. All 11 occupants were killed. Aboard were 4 technicians of the Belarus operator Trans Avia Export who came to Mogadishu to recover pieces of the previous II-76 (EW-78826) damaged beyond repair last 09MAR2007.