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Last updated: 18 July 2019
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Date:Thursday 16 June 1988
Type:unknown
Operator:Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force (DRAAF)
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 35 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Khost (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Khost Airport (KHT/OAKS), Afghanistan
Narrative:
An Afghan military transport plane bound for a besieged garrison of government troops at Khost was reportedly shot down by mujahedin guerrillas.

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» Aviation Letter 261


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