ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-12B EK12112 Shindand Airport (OAH)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Friday 19 October 2012
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
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:Shindand Airport (OAH) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Shindand Airport (OAH/OASD), Afghanistan
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.

Heavy landing
Runway excursion (veer-off)

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photo of Antonov-An-12B-ER-AXA
accident date: 19-10-2012
type: Antonov An-12B
registration: ER-AXA
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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