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Accident description
Last updated: 22 February 2018
Date:Tuesday 22 January 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 26RT
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 05
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Dzhabal’-Ussaradzh (   Afghanistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The An-26 provided air support during an air attack in the Narvan province of Afghanistan. While descending, the aircraft exceeded the maximum allowable speed. A structural failure occurred and the aircraft crashed.


Loss of control



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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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