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Cargo plane crashes near Kabul  
User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16925 times:

Not much info yet, but it's not a NATO plane.

http://www.nu.nl/buitenland/2354616/...gtuig-neergestort-nabij-kabul.html Dutch only..

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User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 1, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16937 times:

Plane crashed in the mountains, it's not sure now if it's a jet aircarft.

User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16677 times:

I hope not, but are there any international airways over Kabul?

User currently offlineSky From Netherlands, joined Jun 2005, 20 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16646 times:

KABUL, Afghanistan – A cargo plane crashed into mountains east of Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Tuesday, an Afghan airport official said.
The plane with a nine-member crew was flying from Bagram Air Field when it went down 7 miles (11 kilometers) east of the capital, Kabul Airport Director Yaqob Rasoli told The Associated Press.
No information was immediately available on the fate of the crew, he said.
The aircraft was carrying supplies for NATO forces in the country, Rasoli said.
Bagram, which lies north of Kabul, is the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
Weather conditions were clear Tuesday evening and the cause of the crash wasn't immediately clear.
In May, a passenger plane operated by Pamir Airways, a private Afghan airline, crashed while traveling from Kunduz in northern Afghanistan to the capital. All 44 passengers on the plane died.

Associated Press
October 12th 2010 16:38 GMT


User currently offlinepspfan From Netherlands, joined Mar 2008, 115 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16645 times:
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It's a herky. Cargo according to your link.


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User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 5, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16592 times:

Ok, sorry for the confusion. As usual media reacted to soon, with too little detail, as did I.

[Edited 2010-10-12 10:00:50]

User currently offlinekl911 From Czech Republic, joined Jul 2003, 5300 posts, RR: 15
Reply 6, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16539 times:

What cargo plane has a 9 member crew btw?

User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6843 posts, RR: 11
Reply 7, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 12 hours ago) and read 16540 times:

Quoting pspfan (Reply 4):
It's a herky. Cargo according to your link.

L-100 according to Sky updates

http://news.sky.com/skynews/



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User currently offlineSW733 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 6371 posts, RR: 9
Reply 8, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 16070 times:

Quoting kl911 (Reply 6):
What cargo plane has a 9 member crew btw?

I would assume "crew" does not necessarily mean flight crew. In many places like Afghanistan, with less developed facilities and air fields, many cargo planes may be required to carry along any crew that would be needed to load/unload the cargo on either end. For example, 2-3 flight crew + 6 loading/ground crew. Just an idea...


User currently offlineN14AZ From Germany, joined Feb 2007, 2840 posts, RR: 25
Reply 9, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 15996 times:

A colleague of mine recently had to take a cargo plane to travel from Northern Afghanistan back to Kabul. Eventually, some passengers were on board.

User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 15827 times:

Apparently its a TransAfrik aircraft.

User currently offlinetofen From Sweden, joined Feb 2009, 50 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 15713 times:

Swedish media claims it was a National Air Cargo Herc, flying from Bagram to Kabul.
8 people on board, 6 Filipino, 1 Indian and 1 Kenyan.

Link in swedish: http://www.sydsvenskan.se/varlden/ar...4789/Flygkrasch-utanfor-Kabul.html


User currently offlineGiancavia From Vatican City, joined Feb 2010, 1385 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 15664 times:

AFP

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp...5ee48525115af679ae1f1a39cb58f1.4a1



Should probably change the title to Cargo Prop.


[Edited 2010-10-12 11:18:38]

User currently offlineZakHH From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 14398 times:

Looks like all on board are dead  

User currently offlinehugoandres1984 From Venezuela, joined Dec 2009, 60 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 6 hours ago) and read 11391 times:

sad news !!! RIP to all that perish in the accident

User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6340 posts, RR: 33
Reply 15, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 11173 times:

Quoting oly720man (Reply 7):
L-100

And that is a Hercules.



Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently onlineFalcon Flyer From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 4411 times:

TransAfrik contracted by National. National website shows at least one Herc painted in the latest National colors.

http://www.airforcetimes.com/news/20...go-plane-crash-afghanistan-101310/



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User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6843 posts, RR: 11
Reply 17, posted (4 years 2 months 1 week 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 3862 times:

Quoting IMissPiedmont (Reply 15):
Quoting oly720man (Reply 7):
L-100

And that is a Hercules.

Thanks. Just indicating it was civil rather than military.

National/Transafrik are unlucky. They wrecked another one in June.

http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20100604-0



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