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Last updated: 20 July 2019
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Date:Thursday 26 December 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-26RT
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 22
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:60 km (37.5 mls) from Kabul (   Afghanistan)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-26 was shot at with two missiles. The crew managed to escape, but during these manoeuvres the flaps were accidently extended. Speed was lost and the airplane entered a flat tailspin from which the crew could not recover. Everyone on board bailed out safely except the flight engineer.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» skywar.ru


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