June 11: A NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter made an emergency landing in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan. “ISAF officials are assessing the situation and the cause of this event,” ISAF said.
May 19: A Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft of the USAF crashed coming from Kandahar on a medical evacuation mission slammed hard onto Shank’s runway, smashing its right wing and outboard engine nacelle.
May 3: A Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft of the USAF crashed in Kyrgyzstan on Friday shortly after take off. The 3 crew members initially declared missing were later found to have been killed in the crash.
October 1CH-47 Chinook military transport helicopter crashed in Zabul province in southern Afghanistan.
September 15 Six USMC VMA-211McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II fighter jets were destroyed and two damaged beyond repair while parked on the ground during an attack on Camp Bastion. This became the worst U.S. aircraft loss in one day since the Vietnam War. The loss represented 1/15th of the whole US Harrier fleet. Two Marines of the VMA-211, one of them a Lieutenant Colonel, were killed in the action.
September 11 A NATO official said that three members of the Afghan National Security Forces have been killed after a CH-47 Chinook helicopter was hit by munitions fired into Bagram Airfield. An investigation was under way to establish the details of what happened.
September 5: A US Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter came down in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two U.S. Army personnel, the military said. NATO said the cause of the crash is under investigation.
August 29: A USMC Bell UH-1Y Venom helicopter crashed in Helmand province.Two Australian diggers have been killed in a helicopter crash.
August 27: A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter made a hard landing in the eastern province of Logar. The aircraft was heavily damaged, so the crew destroyed it before they were evacuated from the scene.
August 16: A US Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down during a firefight in Shah Wali Kot District, Khandahar province. Seven American servicemen and four Afghan nationals died in the crash. A Taliban spokesman claimed they shot down the helicopter with a rocket propelled grenade.
July 18: A NATO helicopter crashed Wednesday in western Afghanistan, injuring two troops serving with the U.S.-led military coalition, NATO said. No other information was disclosed about the crash in the relatively peaceful west. The crash is under investigation.
June 21: A US CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter (s/n 157135) has crashed in Khost province in southeast Afghanistan and burst into flames.
June 6: The shootdown of an US Bell OH-58 Kiowa killed both servicemen onboard: First Lt. Mathew (Mat) Fazzari of Walla Walla, Wa, and Captain Scott P. Pace of Brawley, California. The incident happened in Ghazni province.
May 28: A second NATO helicopter shot down in a separate incident.
May 28: A US Army AH-64 Apache crashed in Wardak Province during a routine patrol. No enemy activity was reported in the area. Both crew members were killed in the crash.
April 19: A US Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter shot down in Helmand province. At least four US troops have been killed after the helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan.
April 3: According to a statement released by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force on Monday, an International Security Assistance Force helicopter made a forced landing in eastern Afghanistan today. (Please update when more information is available)
March 29: A US Air Force F-15E from the 366th Fighter Wing crashes in southwest Asia. The pilot was killed and the crew member was injured in Wednesday's crash and treated for minor injuries.
March 26: A NATO aircraft made a hard landing in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, the military alliance confirmed in a press release on Monday. "An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) aircraft made a hard landing in southern Afghanistan yesterday," the NATO- led ISAF said in the press release. (Please update when more information is available)
March 16: A Turkish Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Kabul, killing all 12 Turkish soldiers and 2 Afghan interpreters on board and 3 civilians on the ground. It was the deadliest single incident for Turkish forces since the start of the war in Afghanistan in 2001. With total fatalities at 17, the crash is also the second deadliest single incident since the start of the current war in Afghanistan in 2001, covering all countries military who are participating.
February 6: A US Army AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed with no casualties. A video of the incident was released six weeks later on internet.
September 28: A US AH-1W helicopter crashed on take-off in Helmand province killing one Marine.
August 8: CH-47 helicopter hard landed in Paktia province. There were no fatalities but the aircraft was unrecoverable.
August 7: AH-64D helicopter crashed in Khowst Province at 11,000 ft on the side of a mountain. There were no fatalities and the aircraft was unrecoverable due to the altitude and subsequently destroyed after a week of recovery attempts.
July 25: A CH-47F Chinook was shot down by an RPG near Camp Nangalam in Kunar Province. Two coalition service members were injured.
July 7: A NATO helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, no victims were reported
June 24: A NATO helicopter made a hard landing in Helmand.
An M88 Recovery Vehicle hoists the body of a downed French Mirage 2000D aircraft of Nancy – Ochey Air Base during a recovery mission May 27, 2011, in the Bakwa district of Regional Command West in Afghanistan.
June 12: A Polish Land Forces Mil Mi-24V was severely damaged at the Warrior base in Ghazni province. Helicopter written off.
June 10: French Army Gazelle Viviane crashed about 20 kilometres (12 mi) from Bagram in the north of the country in difficult weather conditions. One person died, the pilot was seriously injured.
June 5: A US Bell OH-58 Kiowa helicopter crashed in the Sabari district of the eastern province of Khost, the coalition said, with the Taliban claiming to have shot the aircraft down. Two service members were killed.
May 30: An Australian Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter crashed in Zabul Province 90 km east of Tarin Kowt. The Chinook caught fire after impact, and one of the passengers on board the aircraft later died from injuries sustained in the crash. Five other Australians on board the chopper suffered minor injuries.
May 26: A US Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed in Paktika Province. One crew member killed in the incident.
May 24: NATO chopper crashes in western Afghanistan, no victims were reported.
May 24: French Air Force Dassault Mirage 2000D crashed 100 kilometers west of Farah. Both crew members successfully ejected and were rescued.
May 15: A Canadian CH-47D Chinook turned on its side as it landed. Four Canadian soldiers were injured during a "hard landing" on a river bed in Afghanistan. The accident occurred during night operations by the Quebec-based Royal 22e Régiment in the Horn of Panjwaii.
May 11 : An Afghan army Mi-17 crashed in the Nuristan province after hitting a tree, injuring nine soldiers.
April 23: A US OH-58 Kiowa helicopter went down after apparently hitting a cable between two mountains in Kapisa province, northeast of the capital Kabul. One crew member was killed.
February 5 a French Army Eurocopter Tiger crashed in Afghanistan's eastern district of Lateh Band near the capital Kabul.
January 26: A Polish Land Forces Mil Mi-24V rolled over on its side after experiencing mechanical trouble during takeoff from a military base in Ghazni district of Ghazni province.
November 28: French Navy Dassault Rafale fighter crashed off Pakistan after its pilot parachuted to safety. The Rafale was operating from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, which at the time was supporting NATO operations in Afghanistan.
November 3: French Army Gazelle Viviane crashed in Nijrab province. Both pilots escaped unhurt.
October 12: A US Army CH-47 Chinook helicopter had just landed and had been off-loading when an RPG was fired into the cargo bay. An Afghan interpreter was killed and seven ISAF servicemembers and an Afghan Border Police officer were injured.
August 19: Eight service members belonging to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were injured on Thursday when their helicopter made a hard landing in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
August 10: A British RAFCH-47D Chinook crashed in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan. "The helicopter due to technical problems crashed in Gereshk district at 04:00 a.m. local time, as a result one soldier sustained injury," spokesman for provincial administration Daud Ahmadi told Xinhua. Meanwhile, a NATO source with press department in southern region confirmed the incident, saying it was a hard landing and all four aboard were rescued safe and sound.
August 5: A Canadian CH-47D Chinook was shot down in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. It made a hard landing and burned out on the ground, wounding eight soldiers.
July 31: A US helicopter crashed in province of Kunar.
July 26: A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in Pul-e-Charkhi area east of capital city Kabul. Two NATO troops were killed.
June 25: An ISAF helicopter made a hard landing caused by mechanical problems on June 25 in Kunar Province in eastern Afghanistan. All aboard were evacuated to a nearby ISAF medical treatment facilities. No fatalities were reported. The incident is under investigation.
May 21: A Westland Sea King carrying five troops was hit by an RPG and crash-landed in Nad-e Ali, Helmand Province. The five were injured but not seriously.
May 14 An UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter made a hard landing in Kandahar Province causing injuries to several coalition and Afghan military personnel. It was destroyed on the site by ISAF members, apparently to prevent it from falling into insurgents’ hands.
May 10 An MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter made a controlled landing after being hit by enemy fire in Helmand Province. All crewmembers have been safely returned to base. Helicopter was destroyed by international forces.
March 31: US Navy E-2 Hawkeye surveillance plane stationed with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower crashed in the Arabian sea at approximately 2 p.m. local time while returning from an operational flight conducted as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The one U.S. crew member presumed missing was declared dead and three were rescued.
March 28: A US Army UH-60 Black Hawk crashed in Zabul province in southern Afghanistan. 14 ISAF and Afghan service members were injured.
March 23: A Turkish Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter experienced technical problems as it tried to land at a base in Maidan Shar, the capital of Wardak province. It hit a hill as it was coming down and rolled over.
December 11:A USAF HH-60G Pave Hawk crash landed after receiving heavy machine gun fire in an LZ and forced to land 2 miles away from where they took off, the aircraft was later destroyed. The co-pilot suffered minor injuries.
December 3: A Polish Land Forces Mi-24V Hind attack helicopter was damaged after making an emergency autorotation landing immediately after taking off from Ghazni airfield in Afghanistan. The crew and passengers were not seriously injured.
October 26: A US MH-47G Chinook crashed in Badghis province, in western Afghanistan reportedly due to low visibility caused by "thick dust stirred up" during takeoff at night, killing seven US servicemen and three US Drug Enforcement Administration agents. 14 Afghan and 11 American servicemen and one US DEA agent were injured in the crash.
October 17: A US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter had crashed due to a high level wind sheer in search of the missing C-12 Huron, no injuries.
October 13: A US Army C-12 Huron twin-engine turboprop had crashed in Nuristan province. Its remnants were discovered on October 19, with three bodies of American civilian personnel.
October 8: An Afghan National Army Air Corps Antonov An-32 S/N 354 crashed on landing in Southwestern Afghanistan.
August 30: CH-47 Chinook( S/N ZA673) suffered a hard landing and was badly damaged in the Sangin area of Helmand province. The four crew and 15 soldiers from the 2 Rifles battlegroup were unharmed.
August 25: A US Navy F/A-18C Hornet aircraft caught fire during maintenance at Kandahar airbase and was burnt out.
August 20: A British CH-47 Chinook (S/N ZA709) was shot down in the Sangin area of Helmand province. The crew survived.
August 6: A Polish Land Forces Mi-24V Hind attack helicopter en route to Ghazni from Kabul was reported hit by heavy machine gun fire and forced to make a hard landing. Nobody aboard was injured.
July 20: A British Royal Air Force GR4 Tornado fighter jet crashed at Kandahar air base during takeoff at 7:20 a.m., the two pilots were injured after ejecting from the aircraft.
July 18: A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet crashed in central Afghanistan, killing the two crew members.
July 7: A Canadian CH-146 Griffon crashed in Zabul, Afghanistan, killing 3 coalition soldiers.
May 22: A US AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed near Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan Province. One crew member killed in the incident.
May 14: A British Harrier GR9 jet crashed in Afghanistan the Ministry of Defence said. The pilot is believed to have suffered only minor injuries when he ejected from the aircraft after it crash landed at Kandahar airfield at about 10:30am local time. It is believed there were no other casualties.
January 17: A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan. Small arms fire was involved. One US soldier was killed in the incident.
January 16: A US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Afghanistan on the outskirts of Kabul. No deaths were reported.
January 15: An Afghan army Mi-17 crashed in the Adraskan District of Herat province, killing all 13 on board, including General Fazaludin Sayar, the regional commander in charge of the western part of Afghanistan. The government declared the crash was due to bad weather, while the Taliban claimed to have shot the helicopter down.
July 2: A US UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down by RPG and small arms fire south of the Afghan capital in Logar province. The pilots were able to land the aircraft and evacuate everyone on board before it caught fire, another helicopter returned later and destroyed the wreckage with precision fire.
June 25: A US-led coalition forces helicopter crashed in northeastern province of Kunar in Afghanistan, causing "minor injuries" to two soldiers on board.
June 5: A US OH-58 Kiowa crashed at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan during a test flight killing the maintenance pilot and his crew chief. They were assigned to the 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.
December 10: An Afghan army Mi-17 helicopter crashed in heavy fog about 70 kilometres southwest of Kabul, killing four soldiers.
September 25: A German CH-53G helicopter crash-landed in the border area between RC-North and West during a med-evac. No soldiers were killed during this incident. The helicopter was blown up by Norwegian and Latvian forces after they had spent two days under siege by Taliban forces.
September 25 Spanish Eurocopter AS332 SAR helicopter (S/N HD.21-6) overturned while trying to land during a mission to evacuate Afghan police wounded by a roadside bomb in the western province of Badghis. Helicopter written off.
August 23: A RAFC-130 Hercules made a hard landing at night on an airstrip in Afghanistan. The Hercules, from 47 RAF Lyneham, was badly damaged and could not be recovered. It was blown up by British engineers so that sensitive equipment would not fall into enemy hands. No casualties were reported.
August 21: An Italian AB-212 helicopter crashes while attempting an emergency landing due to technical problems, 3 Italian soldiers wounded.
August 10: A US CH-47 Chinook s/n 83-24123 while on the ground at Bagram Air Base, taxied into another parked CH-47D aircraft (84-24182) and was severely damaged. There were no fatalities. Aircraft written off.
May 30: A US CH-47 Chinook was shot down, in the upper Sangin valley, killing five American, one British and one Canadian soldiers. Until July 25, 2010, officially its downing was attributed to small arms and rocket-propelled grenade. It became clear that it was downed by a MANPADS as the Coalition forces generally downplay or even deny any SAM attack by Taliban insurgents
July 2: A US AH-64 Apache out of Kandahar air base crashes, killing one pilot CW3 William Timothy Flanigan and injuring the other.
June 11 A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter 91-0497 suffered emergency landing in Helmand Province. Aircraft subsequently deliberately destroyed by coalition airstrike.
May 24: A RAFC-130 Hercules (XV206) crashes after a minestrike during landing at a dirt landing strip outside the town of Lashkar Gar. All nine crew and 26 passengers aboard safely evacuated, but the airframe burned out.
May 5: A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan, killing all 10 U.S. soldiers on board.
April 28: A US AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed north of Qalat, Afghanistan. Pilot survived with minor injuries, while co-pilot/gunner 1LT Daniel McConnell suffered a traumatic amputation of right arm.
December 4: A CH-47 Chinook helicopter 91-00269 was struck by small arms fire. There were two injuries and the aircraft was consumed in the post-landing fire.
October 31: A Dutch CH-47D Chinook helicopter, D-104, made a hard landing after losing power in cruise flight. There were several injuries and the aircraft was destroyed by Dutch troops after salvaging usable parts.
October 14: An RAF Harrier GR7A was destroyed and another had been damaged in a rocket attack by Taliban forces while parked on the tarmac at Kandahar. No one was injured in the attack. The damaged Harrier was repaired at the airfield while the destroyed one was replaced by another fighter which flew out from Britain on the same evening.
October 7: A MH-47E Chinook helicopter, 89-00160, of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment was destroyed in an accident but all crew members emerged virtually unscathed.
September 25: Five US soldiers were killed when a CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in Zabul province while returning from an operation. Though initially reported as an accident, the crash was later confirmed to have been caused by hostile fire.
September 10: An Afghan army Mi-17 helicopter crashed in the Panjshir Valley following a memorial ceremony marking the 4th anniversary of the assassination by Al Qaeda of rebel commander Ahmed Shah Masood. Two passengers were injured, but no one was killed, in the helicopter which was carrying military and government officials from the memorial events.
August 16: Seventeen Spanish soldiers were killed when their Cougar AS532 helicopter crashes near Herat. A second Spanish helicopter made an emergency landing, injuring five soldiers. The crash was reported as an accident, although witnesses said they took AAA fire from a nearby village.
July 29: A US AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed near Baghram airbase. The crew survived.
July 27: A Dutch CH-47D Chinook helicopter, D-105, crashed in a landing incident in a brownout while inserting troops. No injuries but the aircraft was written-off.
June 28: A US CH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down in Kunar province by Taliban commander Qari Ismail, killing all 16 US Special Operations servicemen on board. The US military says it was shot down by a rocket-propelled grenade. The helicopter was on a rescue mission for Operation Red Wings a team of four SEAL members, pinned down by Taliban gunmen.
June 25: A Special Forces RAFHercules carrying the new British ambassador in Afghanistan caught fire after setting down at a landing strip outside the town of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province. No casualties reported.
June 22:U-2 spyplane crashes at Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE on return from a mission in Afghanistan, killing the pilot.
August 12:UH-60 Black Hawk crashes in Khost province, killing one soldier and injuring fourteen.
June 28:The crew of an AH-64DApache helicopter escaped with minor injuries after being forced to make an emergency landing north of Qalat. The aircraft caught on fire and was completely destroyed.
December 21: CH-53G crashed in Kabul, killing seven German soldiers.
December 19: F-16A Block 20 MLU fighter overran a runway at Bagram airbase and landed about 500 meters away in a mine field. The Danish Air Force pilot was evacuated to a US Army hospital.
November 1: Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters collided in Afghanistan. One of them crashed, another was repaired later
August 13: A US AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed about 20 miles south of Kabul. The crew survived.
August 13: HH-60 Pave Hawk crashed in Urgun, injuring six on board. A civilian wounded in an ambush had been taken from the eastern town of Khost to a U.S. medical team in Urgun, and the Air Force helicopter was leaving when the accident occurred.
March 4: Two CH-47 Chinook helicopters were hit by RPGs and gunfire during Operation Anaconda. Two were killed in the first helicopter, which was dropping off a SEAL team. The second Chinook came in later that day to try to rescue the crew of the first CH-47, and subsequently was shot down, killing four.
October 19, 2012: An Antonov An-12 cargo plane contracted by the U.S. military crashed at Shindand Air Base in Afghanistan and was destroyed along with 4,700 pounds of mail inbound to Afghanistan.
October 15, 2012: A Mi-8 helicopter belonging to the United Nations (UN) went down in the Yakawolang district of Bamyan province, which is located in the central region of Afghanistan. Seven UN employees, including two foreigners and five Afghan nationals, were injured in the crash.
July 12, 2012: A Mi-8 helicopter under contract for NATO forces in Afghanistan hit the fence when landing 60 kilometers away from Kandahar, Afghanistan. The flight mechanic, a citizen of Russia was killed in the accident.
February 11, 2012: A Mi-8MTV-1 helicopter under contract for NATO forces crashed in southern Afghanistan and at least four people on board were killed. The aircraft, owned by the Kabul-based logistics company "Supreme Group" and crewed by four Tajik civilians, went down somewhere in the west of Zabul province.1.
January 16, 2012: A Bell 214 helicopter under contract for NATO forces crashed and burst in flames in Nadali district near Shora area of southern Helmand province, Afghanistan. All three people on board were killed.
July 6, 2011: IL-76TD cargo plane, registered 4K-AZ55, was destroyed in an accident near Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. The plane is said to have flown into the side of a mountain at about 12,500 feet (3,800 meters). The aircraft belonged to "Silk Way Airlines". The transport plane carried a total of 18 tons of cargo for the NATO-led forces at Bagram Air Base.
October 12, 2010: A L-100-30 Lockheed Hercules (Leased from Transafrik Registration 5X-TUC) cargo plane crashed in a fireball and plummeted into a mountain crevice near the Afghan capital. Eight crew members (six Filipinos, one Indian and one Kenyan) were all killed.
July 28, 2010:Antonov An-12 cargo plane crash-landed in Helmand Province. There were no injuries during the crash. Aircraft destroyed.
June 4, 2010: A L-100-30 Lockheed Hercules (Leased from Transafrik Registration S9-BAT) sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Sharana AB, Afghanistan. The airplane came to rest beside the runway. The number 4 propeller separated from the engine and the undercarriage was pushed up into the wheel wells.
May 30, 2010: A Mi-8 contract helicopter made a hard landing in the Jaji district of Paktiya Province. A civilian on the ground was killed when he was struck by debris, and three crew members received minor injuries.
May 2, 2010: A Mi-8 helicopter (EX-40008) under contract for NATO forces in Afghanistan crashed during emergency landing at FOB Kalagush,Nuristan. Crewmembers injured during the incident.
April 25, 2010: A Bell 214 helicopter under contract for NATO forces made an emergency landing, due to mechanical problems suffered during the flight, in Farah Province. No one was injured during the incident. The helicopter caught fire after the crewmembers and passengers left the helicopter. Due to the fire damage the helicopter was deemed unrecoverable.
March 1, 2010: An Airbus A300 cargo plane operating for DHL Airways leased from ACT Airlines reportedly registered TC-ACB, suffered a landing mishap at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan. It came to rest on the left runway shoulder of runway 03, approximately 500 ft north of taxiway Charlie and just south of the 3000 feet remaining distance marker.It has been reported that the airplane suffered a collapse of, presumably the left hand, main undercarriage. Aircraft written off.
November 23, 2009: A Mi-8 helicopter under contract for NATO forces crashed in eastern Logar province.Three Ukrainians were killed in the crash. Helicopter belonged to Air Freight Aviation(UAE).
July 19, 2009: A Mi-8 helicopter under contract for NATO forces in Afghanistan crashed at Kandahar air base, killing 16 people and wounding five others. Helicopter belonged to Vertikal-T (Russia).
July 14, 2009: A Mi-26 helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan, killing the six Ukrainian crewmembers. The aircraft belonged to Pectox-Air, a Moldovan aviation firm.
February 14, 2008: A Kazakhstan registered (UN-76020) IL-76 operated by Asia Continental Airlines damaged beyond repair after an engine fire in Kandahar Airport.
December 3, 2006: A Mi-26 helicopter under contract with Dyncorp, a US security company, crashes in Afghanistan, killing eight Russian crew. Helicopter belonged to Vertikal-T (Russia).
July 27, 2006: A chartered Mi-8 helicopter with 16 passengers and crew crashes en route from Khost to Kabul, killing all on board including 2 Dutch ISAF soldiers.
April 24, 2006: An An-26 leased by the US State Department and carrying US DEA agents crashes on landing at Bost airport in Lashkar Gah, killing the two Ukrainian pilots and two young girls on the ground. The plane attempted to avoid a truck during landing
November 11, 2005: A Georgian registered IL-76 operated by Pakistan's Royal Airlines, on charter to carry food for coalition troops, crashes near Khak-e-Shahidan village, about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northwest of Kabul, killing all 8 crew members (5 Russians, 2 Ukrainians and 1 Pakistani)
April 25, 2005: A Kazakhstan registered (UN-11003) Antonov An-12 cargo plane swerved off the runway at Kabul Airport. Five of the six crew members were slightly injured. Aircraft written off.
December 30, 2004: A Moldovan registered (ER-IBM) IL-76 operated by Airline Transport crashed in Kabul Airport at 03:48.
November 27, 2004: A US Registered CASA 212 contracted by the US Department of Defense to supply American forces deployed in remote areas of Afghanistan entered a box canyon and struck the 14,650 foot level of Baba Mountain, which has a peak elevation of 16,739 feet. The flight was about 25 nm north of the typical route between Bagram and Farah. All six occupants were killed
February 22, 2004: AB-212 helicopter crashed after coming under fire 65 kilometres south-west of the southern city of Kandahar. Pilot Mark Burdorf, 45 years-old, killed. Helicopter belonged to Pacific Helicopters(Australia).