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Beriyev Be-12 side view

Beriyev Be-12

Beriyev Be-12 “88 Yellow” (c/n 6600501), 49th Independent Long-Range ASW Squadron (OPLAE DD), Kosa NAS, early 1970s. This aircraft powered by improved AI-20DM engines was broken up in the late 1990s

Beriyev Be-12 side view

Beriyev Be-12

“07 Yellow” (c/n 0602002), the Baltic Fleet Air Arm’s sole surviving Beriyev Be-12, as it looked in the late 1990s

Beriyev Be-12 artwork

Beriyev Be-12

On 16th October 1996, when Russian and Swedish aircraft escorted the Russian Navy missile cruiser RNS Pyotr Velikiy, a Swedish Air Force/F15 Air Wing SAAB AJSH-37 Viggen “81 Red” from Soderhamn dived into the Baltic Sea while trying to avoid a collision with Russian Navy/Baltic Fleet/316th ASW Sqn Beriyev Be-12 “26 Yellow” from Kaliningrad-Khrabrovo

Beriyev Be-12PS side view

Beriyev Be-12PS

Beriyev Be-12PS “31 Yellow” (c/n 6600501) as it looked in the mid-1990s after its final major overhaul when it was painted in a non-standard light bluish grey finishpainted in a non-standard light bluish grey finish

Beriyev Be-12PS side view

Beriyev Be-12PS

“31 Yellow” (c/n 6600501), the Baltic Fleet Air Arm’s sole Beriyev Be-12PS SAR aircraft, mid-1990s. The aircraft was broken up in 2001