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Date:Friday 1 July 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L2642
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:50 km (31.3 mls) SW of Ukhta (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ukhta Airport (UCT/UUYH), Russia
Destination airport:Syktyvkar Airport (SCW/UUYY), Russia
Twelve minutes after takeoff from Ukhta the engine lost power. At the time the aircraft was flying at an altitude of 300 m. The aircraft lost height and the crew attempted to carry out a forced landing in swampy terrain. The aircraft did not make it and came down on the edge of a forest 1.2 km from the Pechora railway line near Tobys railway station (50 km south-west of Ukhta). Both pilots escaped unhurt while all 8 passengers were slightly injured.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

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Distance from Ukhta Airport to Syktyvkar Airport as the crow flies is 260 km (162 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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