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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Date:Wednesday 19 July 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-15283
MSN: 1G61-04
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:3694
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:7 km (4.4 mls) W of Yenotayevka (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The aircraft was taken on an unauthorised flight from Yenotayevka by an intoxicated pilot with a blood alcohol concentration of 3.1 ‰. The aircraft impacted steppe terrain 7 km west of Yenotayevka Airfield, caught fire and burnt out.

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