Unfallbericht:An Antonov 26 transport plane was shot down by Afghan mujahedin guerrillas.
|Datum:||Montag 9 Februar 1987|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force (DRAAF)|
|Kennzeichen:|| registration unknown|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6|
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30|
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36 |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||nahe Khost Airport (KHT) ( Afghanistan)
|Flugphase:|| Anfangssteigflug (ICL)|
|Flug von:||Khost Airport (KHT/OAKS), Afghanistan|
|Flug nach:||Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan|
The guerrillas claimed that 15 Afghan officers, 22 soldiers and six crew members were killed in the crash. The government said that the plane was carrying 30 civilians and six crew members.
» Aviation Letter 244
» NY Times 10-2-1981
» AP 9-2-1987
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 Khost Airport to Kabul Airport as the crow flies is 152 km (95 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.