) - 1994 Iranian Air Force C-130
1994 Iranian Air Force C-130 shootdown
| A C-130 similar to that involved in the incident |
|March 17, 1994 |
|Ballıca, near Stepanakert, Nagorno-Karabakh |
|Military transport |
|C-130 Hercules |
The 1994 Iranian Air Force C-130 shootdown occurred on March 17, 1994, when an Iranian Air Force C-130E military transport aircraft, carrying Iranian embassy personnel from Moscow to Tehran, was shot down by Armenian military forces near the city of Stepanakert in Nagorno-Karabakh, an area which had been under armed conflict since 1988. The 32 people (19 passengers and 13 crew) on board were killed in the crash.