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Date:Wednesday 14 October 2009
Time:ca 16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2TP
Operator:Fuerza Aérea - Ejército de Nicaragua
Registration: 75
MSN: 1G214-02
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:0,8 km (0.5 mls) NE of Managua-Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) (   Nicaragua)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Managua-Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
Destination airport:Managua-Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA/MNMG), Nicaragua
An Antonov 2, operated by the Nicaraguan Air Force, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing near Managua-Augusto C. Sandino Airport (MGA). The flight had departed the Managua Airport on a test flight after maintenance work had been accomplished on the engine. While on approach to the airport, at a height of about 200 m, engine problems occurred. The pilot made a forced landing in the field of a farm, some 800 metres short of the runway.

All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

» Cae por desperfectos AN 2 de la Fuerza Aérea (La Prensa, 15-10-2009)


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