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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 15 February 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-12
Operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: registration unknown
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Jalalabad Airport (JAA) (   Afghanistan)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Jalalabad Airport (JAA/OAJL), Afghanistan
The An-12 was struck by a surface-to-air missile while on approach to Jalalabad (JAA). Control was lost and the airplane crashed.



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