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Date:Thursday 10 April 2003
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Zakladu Uslug Agrolotniczych - ZUA
Registration: SP-WPZ
MSN: 1G167-31
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Qum (   Iran)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 hit power lines while on a crop spraying flight. Control was lost and the airplane impacted the ground.
An investigation revealed that the area was unsuitable for aerial spraying operations since there were numerous uncharted electrical lines running in close distance from each other in the area.

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Antonov An-2

  • 18000 built
  • 627th loss
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  • 51st worst accident (at the time)
  • 68th worst accident (currently)
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