Date & Time: Oct 19, 2012 at 1800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Antonov AN-12
Registration:
EK-12112
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
01347907
YOM:
1971
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a cargo flight to Shindand AFB with 4'700 pounds of mail intended to US soldiers based in the region. Aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances. While all six occupants escaped uninjured, aircraft was destroyed by impact and post impact fire. US Federal Voting Assistance Program published a notice on 24OCT2012, informing that mail consisted of voting documents for US soldiers covering the US Presidential Election of 06NOV2012.