Country
code
Baluchestan (بلوچستان)

Crash of a Lockheed KC-130R Hercules at Shamsi AFB: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jan 9, 2002
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
160021
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Jacobabad – Shamsi
MSN:
4702
YOM:
1976
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Following an uneventful flight from Jacobabad, the crew started a night approach to Shamsi AFB. While descending in limited visibility at the altitude of 3,200 feet, the four engine aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located few km from the airfield. All seven occupants were killed.
Probable cause:
It is believed that the crew lost his orientation while approaching Shamsi AFB by night and without any visual references on ground.

Crash of a Lockheed P-3C-II.75 Orion off Pasni: 21 killed

Date & Time: Oct 29, 1999
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
83
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Pasni - Pasni
MSN:
185-5827
YOM:
1988
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
21
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
21
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances in the sea off Pasni while completing a maritime patrol flight. All 21 occupants were killed.

Crash of an Antonov AN-32 near Khojak Pass: 51 killed

Date & Time: Jan 13, 1998 at 2230 LT
Type of aircraft:
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Kandahar - Herat
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
6
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
51
Circumstances:
While descending to Herat, the crew encountered poor weather conditions and decided to divert to Shindand. Weather was poor so the crew elected to return to Kandahar but was later informed that weather conditions deteriorated in Kandahar so a landing was not possible. The captain finally decided to divert to Quetta, Baluchestan. While descending to Quetta Airport, he informed ATC he was short of fuel when the aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located near the Khojak Pass. The wreckage was found about 75 km northwest of Quetta Airport. All 51 occupants were killed.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver near Bostan

Date & Time: May 13, 1991
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
AP-AKR
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1121
YOM:
1958
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed in unknown circumstances 40 km from Bostan. The crew was completing a flight on behalf of the Pakistan Ministry of Agriculture. There were no casualties while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Fokker F27 Friendship 200 near Saindak: 4 killed

Date & Time: Dec 12, 1971
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
AP-ALX
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Karachi - Zahedan
MSN:
10188
YOM:
1961
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Aircraft flight hours:
22287
Aircraft flight cycles:
26177
Circumstances:
While descending to Zahedan Airport in limited visibility on a cargo flight from Karachi, the airplane struck a mountain and crashed near Saindak, at the Iran-Pakistan border. The aircraft was destroyed and all four crew members were killed. Controlled flight into terrain suspected.

Crash of a Farman F.303 in Somiani

Date & Time: Sep 30, 1931
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-AJVR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Paris – Marseille – Algiers – Tunis – Benghazi – Tripoli – Cairo – Basra – Gwadar – Karachi – Agra – Allahabad – Calcutta – Akyab – Yangon – Saigon
MSN:
3/7214
YOM:
22
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
En route to Karachi, while flying near Somiani, crew encountered technical problems and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. Aircraft crashed and was wrecked while all four occupants were slightly injured.
Probable cause:
Unknown technical failure.