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Last updated: 26 January 2022
Datum:Freitag 26 August 1988
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2P
Fluggesellschaft:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Kennzeichen: CCCP-01788
Werknummer: 1G107-35
Baujahr: 1969
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Kystatyam (   Russland)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Zhigansk Airport (UEKK), Russland
Flug nach:Zhigansk Airport (UEKK), Russland
The An-2 operated on a survey flight out of Zhigansk, patrolling along the Lena River in order to identify sources of pollution along the route.
The flight was carried out over the river Lena at a height of 100 m with an occasional descent to 50 m for the inspection of vessels. On the way back to Zhigansk the captain ordered the copilot to make a preliminary calculations of the next flight to Sangar. Thus the copilot did not actively monitor the position of the aircraft.

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