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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Mittwoch 18 Januar 1984
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-12
Fluggesellschaft:Soviet Air Force
Kennzeichen: CCCP-11429
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:40 km (25 Meilen) S of Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR) (   Afghanistan)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Kandahar Airport (KDH/OAKN), Afghanistan
Flug nach:Mazar-I-Sharif Airport (MZR/OAMS), Afghanistan
The An-12 carried munitions from Kandahar (KDH) to Mazar-i-Sharif (MZR). It descended below clouds and was struck by a missile, causing the failure of engines no. 1 and 2. The airplane crashed and burned as the crew attempted to carry out a forced landing.



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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 Kandahar Airport to Mazar-I-Sharif Airport as the crow flies is 588 km (367 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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