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Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:Wednesday 8 December 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-98292
MSN: 110247303
First flight: 1958
Total airframe hrs:9802
Cycles:37200
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:SW of Damanka (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 was being ferried from Maikop to the An-2 overhaul facility named 421 ARZ at Vinnitsa. An intermediate stop was planned at Kerch. The flight was performed at too low an altitude, and deviated from the prescribed flight path to the south by 15 km. Below-minima weather conditions were encountered with poor visibility. The aircraft collided with trees on top of a hill at a height of 300 metres.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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