Dienstag, 2. Oktober 2007

Balkan Antonov AN-12 LZ-BAB

somewhere in Europe, October 1975 (Propfreak Collection)

LZ-BAB was built in Tashkent and delivered to newly founded Bulair in 1968. The Antonov freighter was taken over by Balkan in early 1972. Of the 5 An-12V operated by Balkan, 1 crashed in Egypt in 1975, another in Addis Abeba in 1984, 2 were sold to Heli Air Service respectively Bright Aviation, while LZ-BAB is preserved at Burgas in the airport museum.