Date & Time: Mar 17, 1994 at 2230 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed C-130 Hercules
Moscow - Tehran
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route from Moscow to Tehran, while in cruising altitude over Armenia by night, the aircraft was shot down by a surface-to-air missile and crashed 3 km north of Stepanakert Airport. All 32 occupants were killed. According to Iranian authorities, all passengers were employees of the Iranian embassy in Moscow flying back home with family members.
Shot down by a surface-to-air missile.