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Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 9 July 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2TP
Operator:Aeroklub Kielecki
Registration: SP-AOW
MSN: 1G211-01
First flight: 1985
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Kielce-Maslów Airport (   Poland)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Kielce-Masl?w Airport (EPKA), Poland
Destination airport:Kielce-Masl?w Airport (EPKA), Poland
The An-2 sustained substantial damage at Kielce-Maslów for a paradropping flight when the right main gear collapsed during the take-off run.
During takeoff from the concrete runway 29 the plane began to lose directional control and swerved to the left. The airplane then started to veer sharply to the right. When at an angle of about 70-80 degrees relative to the direction of take-off, there was a sharp turn in the right at approx. 180 degrees. During this manoeuvre the right main landing gear broke and the bottom right wing and propeller blades contacted the runway surface.

Landing gear collapse
Runway mishap



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