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Last updated: 29 November 2021
Date:Sunday 1 September 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2P
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-01789
MSN: 1G107-36
First flight: 1969
Total airframe hrs:3329
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Yunkyur Airstrip (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:Verkhoyansk Airport (UEBW), Russia
Destination airport:Yunkyur Airstrip (UEWS), Russia
Forced landing after engine failure. The aircraft bounced and ended up in swampy terrain.
The engine control lever had disconnected due to faulty maintenance on final approach to Yunkor (Sartan).

Forced landing outside airport

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Verkhoyansk Airport to Yunkyur Airstrip as the crow flies is 111 km (69 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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