Date & Time: Jun 11, 1987 at 0630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Khost - Kabul
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
About 30 seconds after takeoff from Khost Airport, while in initial climb, the aircraft was hit by a surface-to-air missile. Out of control, it dove into the ground and crashed, bursting into flames. Two passengers were seriously injured while 53 other occupants were killed.
Shot down by a surface-to-air missile.