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Datum:Sonntag 22 September 1968
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2TP
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-91743
Werknummer: 1G37-20
Baujahr: 1963
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 6
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 8
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:61 km (38.1 Meilen) NW of Seymchan, Magadan region (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Zyryanka Airport (UESU), Russland
Flug nach:Seymchan Airport (UHMS), Russland
The An-2 operated on a flight from Zyryanka to Seimchan in support of the 121st geodetic expedition when the crew encountered poor weather conditions with low clouds. The airplane drifted off course by 25 km and descended in clouds over mountainous terrain until it impacted a steep mountain slope of Mount Khapchagai (1,554 metres), 61 km north-west of Seimchan.

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Distance from Zyryanka Airport to Seymchan Airport as the crow flies is 321 km (201 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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