Unlawful Interference Antonov An-26 , Saturday 10 December 1988
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Date:Saturday 10 December 1988
Time:20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-26
Owner/operator:Ariana Afghan Airlines
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location: -   Pakistan
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Khost Airport (KHT/OAKS)
Destination airport:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB)
Narrative:
Shot down by Pakistani fighters. Pakistan denied the shooting.

Sources:

BBC
Daily Telegraph 13.12.1988

Statistics

  • 23rd worst accident in 1988
  • 32nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 12th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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