Narrative:Shot down with a ground-to-air missile. The aircraft was flying at 3800 feet msl.
|Date:||Wednesday 4 September 1985|
|Operator:||Bakhtar Afghan Airlines|
|C/n / msn:|| 14106|
|First flight:|| 1985|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 47 / Occupants: 47|
|Total:||Fatalities: 52 / Occupants: 52 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||18 km (11.3 mls) W of Kandahar ( Afghanistan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Kandahar Airport (KDH/OAKN), Afghanistan|
|Destination airport:||Farah Airport (FAH/OAFR), 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 Kandahar Airport to Farah Airport as the crow flies is 357 km (223 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.