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Last updated: 10 December 2018
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Fecha:jueves 19 marzo 1998
Hora:ca 13:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-228
Operador:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Registración: YA-FAZ
Numéro de série: 22288/1712
Año de Construcción: 1981-01-22 (17 years 2 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-15
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 35 / Ocupantes: 35
Total:Fatalidades: 45 / Ocupantes: 45
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:15 km (9.4 milles) S of Kabul Airport (KBL) (   Afganistán)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 2559 m (8396 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Kandahar Airport (KDH/OAKN), Afganistán
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afganistán
Descripción:
The Boeing 727 passenger jet operated on a flight from Sharjah, U.A.E. to Kabul, Afghanistan via Kandahar. The plane was descending for Kabul when it struck Shakh-e Barantay Mountain, 300 feet below the summit. The weather was poor with rain and snow.
Shakh-e Barantay is a 8,696 ft (2,651 m) high mountain peak. Kabul airfield elevation is about 5,877 ft (1,791 m).

Fuentes:
» Flight International 13-19 January 1999
» Tommy Maurer


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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 Kabul Airport as the crow flies is 460 km (287 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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