Narrative:The An-12 was en route at a height over 6400 m when it was struck by Stinger rocket. The stabilizer was damaged and the crew carried out an emergency landing at Kabul.
Shot down from the ground
Forced landing on runway
|Date:||Thursday 13 August 1987|
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
|Registration:|| registration unknown|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 4 Ivchenko AI-20M|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||over Gardez ( Afghanistan)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
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.