Accident Antonov An-12BP CCCP-11405, Monday 15 October 1984
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Date:Monday 15 October 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Antonov An-12BP
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: CCCP-11405
Engine model:Ivchenko AI-20M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Khost Airport (KHT) -   Afghanistan
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Kabul Airport (KBL/OAKB)
Destination airport:Khost Airport (KHT/OAKS)
The An-12 flew to Khost (KHT), carrying a load of blankets and two tanks with gasoline. After landing the blankets and one tank of gasoline were unloaded. At that moment the plane came under mortar fire. Several crew members were injured.
The crew managed to take-off with the damaged aircraft from the taxiway, starting up three of the engines while already moving and landed back at Kabul. The airplane was substantially damaged; some 150 punctures caused by the shrapnel were found.



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