Ilyushin IL-18 Aborted take off !

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An Ilyushin IL-18 Coot ( Alada D2-FFR) Operated by DHL aborts takeoff from the 8202 ft long airstrip at Cabinda, West Africa. The pilot has done an excellent job; there’s a busy public road beyond the boundary fence, less than 50 metres from the end of the runway.

Please don’t ask me why he aborted; Sorry, I simply don’t know.

I have been advised that in point of fact this is a (former) IL-22 airborne command post stripped of mission equipment – note the fin tip pod which regular IL-18s do not have. Thanks to MrZlodeus for this info

This old coot remained in service; spotted at Luanda on 13th July 2009

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