Narrative:The An-26 crashed at Kabul after being shot at (small arms fire) by mujahedin rebels.
Shot down from the ground
Loss of control
|Date:||Friday 24 June 1988|
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0|
|Total:||Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 6 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Kabul Airport (KBL) ( Afghanistan)
|Phase:|| Takeoff (TOF)|
|Departure airport:||Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan|
|Destination airport:||Bagram Air Base (BPM/OAIX), Afghanistan|
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 Kabul Airport to Bagram Air Base as the crow flies is 42 km (26 miles).
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.