Category Archives: Pamir Airways

Pamir Airways is shut down by the Afghan government

Pamir Airways (Kabul) has been shut down by the Afghan government because of its connection with the Kabul Bank which is under investigation according to this article by The National.

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Copyright Photo: Antony J. Best. Please click on the photo for background information on the Afghan airline.

Pamir Airways Route Map: Pamir was operating from Kabul to both Delhi and Dubai along with these domestic routes:

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Wreckage of Pamir Airways’ Antonov An-24B YA-PIS is located

Pamir Airways’ (Kabul) Antonov An-24B YA-PIS has been located. The airliner disappeared Monday while flying over Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush mountains with 44 people on board, including six foreigners, officials said.

Photos supplied by NATO forces show that the plane had broken into four pieces that were strewn across a steep mountainside, suggesting that it was unlikely that anyone survived.

Read the full report from the New York Times:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/21/world/asia/21kabul.html

Pamir Airways An-24B YA-PIS crashes in Afghanistan

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Pamir Airways (Kabul) has lost its Antonov An-24B YA-PIS (msn 27307903) today in a remote part of Afghanistan. The aircraft was carrying 44 passengers and crew, including six foreigners, in a mountainous northern region with poor weather.

Rescuers were on their way to the crash site near the 12,700-foot high Salang Pass, a major route through the Hindu Kush mountains that connects the capital to the north. The plane, on a flight from the northern city of Kunduz, went down about 60 miles from Kabul.

Read the full report from the Associated Press:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100517/ap_on_re_as/as_afghan_plane_crash