Nerkin Sasnashen

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Coordinates: 40°21′23″N 43°59′31″E / 40.35639°N 43.99194°E / 40.35639; 43.99194

Nerkin Sasnashen
Ներքին Սասնաշեն
Nerkin Sasnashen is located in Armenia
Nerkin Sasnashen
Nerkin Sasnashen
Coordinates: 40°21′43″N 43°58′58″E / 40.36194°N 43.98278°E / 40.36194; 43.98278
Country Armenia
Marz (Province) Aragatsotn
Population (2001)
 • Total 999
Time zone   (UTC+4)
 • Summer (DST)   (UTC)

Nerkin Sasnashen (Armenian: Ներքին Սասնաշեն); formerly known as Nerkin Karakoymaz and Nerkin Sasunashen, is a village in the Aragatsotn Province of Armenia. It is home to the ruins of a 7th-century Armenian monastery. The village contains a granite memorial marking the crash site of a United States Air Force C-130 shot down by Soviet MiG-17s on 2 September 1958 with the loss of 17 U.S. personnel.

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