Date & Time: Sep 4, 1985 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Kandahar - Farah
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Kandahar Airport, while climbing to an altitude of 3,800 feet, the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile. Out of control, it crashed 18 km west of Kandahar Airport and was destroyed. None of the 52 occupants survived the crash.
Shot down by a surface-to-air missile shortly after takeoff.