Date & Time: Jul 6, 2011 at 0010 LT
Type of aircraft:
Ilyushin II-76
Operator:
Registration:
4K-AZ55
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Bakou-Bagram
MSN:
2053420680
YOM:
2005
Region:
Asia
Crew on board:
9
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
While on approach to Bagram AFB at night, while descending to 12,500 feet, aircraft hit a mountain and was destroyed by impact forces. All nine crew were killed. Aircraft was carrying 18 tons of cargo for NATO forces based in Bagram Air Base.