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Accident description
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 7 January 1980
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 12BP
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Ivchenko AI-20M
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Kabul Airport (KBL) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Termez Airport (TMJ/UTST), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Narrative:
The An-12, stationed at Fergana Airport (FEG), flew to Afghanistan via Termez (TMJ). Upon landing the airplane veered off the runway. It ran into a rocket launcher, killing the navigator.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» skywar.ru


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Distance from Termez Airport to Kabul Airport as the crow flies is 345 km (216 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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