Criminal Occurrence description
Last updated: 26 February 2017
Narrative:Shot down by a shoulder-fired 'Strela' SAM.
|Date:||Saturday 27 October 1984|
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
|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)
|Phase:|| Approach (APR)|
|Departure airport:||Tashkent Airport (TAS/UTTT), Uzbekistan|
|Destination airport:||Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
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 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.