Accident description
Last updated: 1 September 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 24 April 2006
Time:11:45
Type:Antonov 32B
Operating for:US Department of State
Leased from:Valan International Cargo Charter
Registration: ZS-PDV
C/n / msn: 3003
First flight: 1992
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 16
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Bost/Lashkar Gah Airport (BST) (   Afghanistan) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Kandahar Airport (KDH/OAKN), Afghanistan
Destination airport:Bost/Lashkar Gah Airport (BST/OABT), Afghanistan
Narrative:
The US Department of State had leased an Antonov 32 plane for duties in Afghanistan. It was carrying a team from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs when it landed at Lashkar Gah. Reportedly a truck crossed the runway when the airplane landed. The Antonov swerved off the runway, and slid headlong into a nearby nomad settlement.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Plane carrying US drug enforcement officials crashes in Afghanistan, killing 4 (AP, 24-4-2006)
» U.S. leased plane crashes in Afghanistan, 5 dead (Reuters, 24-4-2006)
» Soviet Transports


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ER-AEC was later re-registered ZS-PDV
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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.
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