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Last updated: 26 September 2021
Date:Sunday 3 May 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Azerbaijan
Registration: CCCP-70836
MSN: 1G133-39
First flight: 1971
Total airframe hrs:5424
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Voskhod, Krasnodar region (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The An-2 biplane crashed during an unauthorised flight during crop-spraying operations for the sovkhoz (state farm) "Runo" in the Novopokrovskaya district of the Krasnodar region when the pilot flew lost control in a steep left turn at a height of some 20-25 metres. The airplane crashed in a forest belt.
An investigation revealed there were two unauthorized persons on board. Also, the pilot had little experience in agricultural operations and lacked permits to conduct these flights.

Loss of control

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