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Last updated: 15 November 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 19 October 2012
Time:18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12B
Operator:Air Mark Aviation
Registration: EK12112
C/n / msn: 01347907
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:at an unknown location (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Shindand (OASD), Afghanistan
Narrative:
An Antonov 12B transport aircraft contracted by the U.S. military crashed at Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan and was destroyed along with 4,700 pounds of mail inbound to Afghanistan.
After touchdown in good weather conditions the plane bounced. After the second hard touchdown the left main gear broke. Having moved further down the runway, the plane went off the left side of the runway some 1750 m past the threshold. It struck a drainage ditch and caught fire.

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» FVAP News Release #29
» MAK annual flight safety report


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photo of Antonov An-12B ER-AXA
ER-AXA was re-registered RDPL-34153 in 2007 and moved to Armenia as EK12112 in 2010
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networks 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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