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Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:Sunday 5 September 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2V
Operator:Aeroflot, Northern Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-98320
MSN: 110347313
First flight: 1958
Total airframe hrs:5657
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) S of Loukhi (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a positioning flight from an unnamed lake 60 km south of Loukhi to Loukhi when the intoxicated captain descended steeply over lake Keret'. The second pilot tried to recover but the aircraft crashed into the lake, nosed over and sank to a depth of 4 metres. The captain drowned while the injured second pilot was rescued by a boat.

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