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Last updated: 30 November 2015
Datum:Samstag 19 November 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow 26
Fluggesellschaft:Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force (DRAAF)
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Parachinar (   Pakistan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Flug nach:Jalalabad Airport (JAA/OAJL), Afghanistan
According to Afghanistan officials the Antonov suffered mechanical problems. It crossed the border with Pakistan and was shot down using surface-to-air missiles. According to Pakistan the airplane failed to identify itself.
Conflicting news reports indicated 27, 30 or 34 fatalities.

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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 Kabul-Khwaja Rawash Airport to Jalalabad Airport as the crow flies is 119 km (74 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.
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