Date: March 10, 1983
Time: ?
Location: Near Shach Goan, Afghanistan
Operator: Bakhtar Afghan Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registration: YA-GAZ
cn / ln: 395
Aboard: 19   (passengers:17  crew:2)
Fatalities: 19   (passengers:17  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Pilot decided to climb and continue to fly VFR in deteriorating weather. The plane crashed in an area of rain, turbulence and thunderstorms. Continued VFR flight in poor weather and a physical impairment due to lack of oxygen when flying at high altitude.

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