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Crash of a Boeing 737-4Y0 in Kabul

Date & Time: May 8, 2014 at 1704 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YA-PIB
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
New Delhi – Kaboul
MSN:
26077/2425
YOM:
20
Flight number:
AFG312
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
125
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After landing on runway 29, aircraft encountered problem to stop within the remaining distance. It overrun, hit the localizer antenna, lost all its undercarriage and slid on a distance of some 285 meters before coming to rest. While all 130 occupants were evacuated safely, the aircraft is damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Lockheed C-130 Hercules in Kabul: 8 killed

Date & Time: Oct 12, 2010 at 1950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
5X-TUC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bagram-Kaboul
MSN:
4362
YOM:
1969
Flight number:
NLE662
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:

On a short flight from Bagram AFB to Kabul, aircraft hit a mountain side 30 km east from Kabul. All eight occupants were killed. Aircraft leased to Transafrik and operated on behalf of NATO forces based in Pakistan.

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76 in Kabul: 8 killed

Date & Time: Nov 11, 2005 at 0400 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
4L-ZIL
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Bagram-Dubaï
MSN:
00534 64926
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
GGZ1102
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:

The aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Bagram AFB, Afghanistan, to Dubai, when it hit a mountain located 30 km northwest of Kabul, at night. All 8 crew on board were killed and the aircraft was totally destroyed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-12 in Kabul

Date & Time: Apr 25, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
UN-11003
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Dubaï-Kaboul
MSN:
5 3 430 04
YOM:
1965
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft skidded on landing, veered off runway and caught fire. All six occupants were injured. It seems that a technical problem occurred on a landing gear.

Crash of a Boeing 737-200 in Kabul: 104 killed

Date & Time: Feb 3, 2005 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
EX-037
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Herat - Kabul
MSN:
22075
YOM:
1980
Flight number:
KMF904
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
96
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
104
Circumstances:
The aircraft was flying from Herat to Kabul with 96 passengers and a crew of 8 on board. Landing at Kabul was impossible due to snowstorm and the crew decided to divert to Peshawar, Pakistan. Few minutes later, while flying in bad weather conditions, the aircraft struck a snow covered mountain at 3,300 metres high located 35 km East of Kabul. The first rescuers from the NATO corps in Afghanistan found the debris only 24 hours later. Nobody survived. It could be possible that crew lost its situational awareness due to bad weather conditions. Fuel exhaution is also a possible cause.

Crash of a Boeing 727-200 in Kabul: 45 killed

Date & Time: Mar 19, 1998 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YA-FAZ
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Sharjah-Kandahar-Kaboul
MSN:
22288
YOM:
1981
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
10
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
35
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
45

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76 in Kabul

Date & Time: Jun 12, 1990 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-86905
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Tashkent - Kabul
MSN:
00234 36054
YOM:
1982
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
8
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Aircraft flight hours:
3343
Aircraft flight cycles:
2342

Crash of an Ilyushin II-76 in Kabul: 9 killed

Date & Time: Mar 27, 1990 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CCCP-78781
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Tashkent - Kokand - Kabul
MSN:
00834 89670
YOM:
1988
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Aircraft flight hours:
1228
Aircraft flight cycles:
925

Crash of an Antonov AN-26 in Kabul: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 24, 1988
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
29
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Kabul - Bagram AFB
Location:
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Kabul, while climbing, the aircraft was hit by small ground fire, stalled and crashed. A crew member was injured while five other occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
Shot down by ground fire.