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Date:Monday 17 April 1972
Time:16:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-01506
MSN: 1G79-47
First flight: 1967
Total airframe hrs:3117
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Vyyezdnoye, Arzamas district (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight from Arzamas. During the 30th flight that day it collided with a high-voltage power-line 500 metres south-west of Vyyezdnoye (Arzamas District of the Gorki Region) while flying against the sun. The aircraft impacted a water-filled ravine 258 metres further on.

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