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Date:Sunday 28 September 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Polyarnaya Aviatsiya
Registration: CCCP-N591
MSN: 12447307
First flight: 1952
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ust'-Tareya, Krasnoyarsk Territory (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft operated on a positioning flight to Ust'-Tareya on the Taimyr Peninsula when the pilot decided not to land at the
prepared airstrip. Instead he attempted to land directly at the geological camp site. A go around had be performed in strong winds. The aircraft lost speed, stalled and crashed. A post impact fire erupted which consumed the aircraft.

Loss of control



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