Antonov An-72 "COALER"

These photos were taken by Charles P. Kalina

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This is one of three Antonov An-72 "COALER" aircraft operated by Moldova's Ministry of Defense in civil markings. It was a frequent sight at Baghdad International Airport in late 2003 and early 2004. These photographs were taken in January 2004.

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Photos and text 2004 by Charles P. Kalina