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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Datum:Sonntag 18 Juni 1989
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-26
Fluggesellschaft:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Kennzeichen: YA-BAK
Werknummer: 14104
Baujahr: 1985
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 35
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 39
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Zabol Airport (ACZ) (   Iran)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB), Afghanistan
Flug nach:Zaranj Airport (ZAJ/OAZJ), Afghanistan
The ramp door opened in flight. Some control was lost and a forced landing was carried out on a hill.
Some sources reported the aircraft had been hijacked.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 4/89 (#38)
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Kabul Airport to Zaranj Airport as the crow flies is 776 km (485 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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