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Last updated: 22 January 2022
Date:Saturday 13 June 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot / Latvia
Registration: CCCP-07712
MSN: 1G158-32
First flight: 1974
Total airframe hrs:3801
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Saldus (   Latvia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Antonov lost height following an engine failure. The aircraft collided with a petroleum storage tank, crashed and burned.

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