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Last updated: 26 June 2019
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Date:Wednesday 7 September 1988
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-32
Operator:Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force - DRAAF
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 2 Ivchenko AI-20
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kunduz (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The airplane, carrying two Afghan generals, was reportedly shot down my mujahedin guerrillas using a Stinger missile.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 264


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Antonov An-32

  • 357 built
  • 11th loss
  • 6th fatal accident
  • 2nd worst accident (at the time)
  • 12th worst accident (currently)
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  • 11th worst accident (at the time)
  • 16th worst accident (currently)
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