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Last updated: 7 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 29 June 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Kazakstan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-46652
MSN: 1G47-21
First flight: 1964
Total airframe hrs:5289
Cycles:12844
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Astrakhanka district, Tselinograd region (   Kazakhstan)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the sovkhoz (state farm) "Pervomaiski" in the Astrakhanka District of the Tselinograd Region. The pilot lost control while flying a right turn at low height. The aircraft impacted terrain and was consumed by fire. Probably the right-hand rudder control cable had broken in flight.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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