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Last updated: 16 October 2021
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Date:Friday 10 August 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Democratic Republic of Afghanistan Air Force - DRAAF
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 78 / Occupants: 78
Total:Fatalities: 83 / Occupants: 83
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Shindand (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Shindand Airport (OAH/OASD), Afghanistan
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff.

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Antonov An-12

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  • 112th loss
  • 67th fatal accident
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