Runway excursion Accident Antonov An-32B ZS-PDV, Monday 24 April 2006
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Date:Monday 24 April 2006
Time:11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN32 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-32B
Owner/operator:United States Department of State
Registration: ZS-PDV
MSN: 3003
Year of manufacture:1992
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Bost/Lashkar Gah Airport (BST) -   Afghanistan
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Kandahar Airport (KDH/OAKN)
Destination airport:Bost/Lashkar Gah Airport (BST/OABT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The US Department of State had leased an Antonov 32 plane for duties in Afghanistan. It was carrying a team from the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs when it landed at Lashkar Gah. Reportedly a truck crossed the runway when the airplane landed. The Antonov swerved off the runway, and slid headlong into a nearby nomad settlement.

Sources:

Plane carrying US drug enforcement officials crashes in Afghanistan, killing 4 (AP, 24-4-2006)
U.S. leased plane crashes in Afghanistan, 5 dead (Reuters, 24-4-2006)
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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Lanseria Airport (HLA); October 1999

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