Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 19 December 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 27 October 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic IL76 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ilyushin 76M
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-86739
C/n / msn: 083412354 ?
First flight: 1978
Crew:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) SE of Kabul (   Afghanistan) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan
Destination airport:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Narrative:
Shot down by a shoulder-fired 'Strela' SAM.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» Dmitriy Yerstov
» Scramble 253


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Distance from Tashkent Airport to Kabul Airport as the crow flies is 739 km (462 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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