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Status:Final
Date:Wednesday 3 April 2002
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Bulair
Registration: LZ-1113
MSN: 1G145-52
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tervel (   Bulgaria)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:Tervel Airstrip, Bulgaria
Destination airport:Tervel Airstrip, Bulgaria
Narrative:
During aerial work at an altitude of 4-6 m, the engine stopped. A forced landing was made but the airplane stalled and impacted a tree.

Probable Cause:

Engine failure resulted from a malfunction of the fuel-feed system, most probably due to incorrect installation of the altitude regulator of the carburetor and incorrect actions by the pilot.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Loss of control

Sources:
» ICAO Adrep 3/02


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Antonov An-2

  • 18000 built
  • 618th loss
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