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Last updated: 19 October 2021
Date:Monday 5 July 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Fortele Aeriene Române
Registration: 53
MSN: 1G194-53
First flight: 1982
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 14
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tuzla Airfield (   Romania)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Tuzla Airfield (LRTZ), Romania
Destination airport:Tuzla Airfield (LRTZ), Romania
Crashed at the end of the runway and burned. The airplane carried nine paratroopers from the Romanian Navy.

» Un avion s-a prabusit la Tuzla. 10 persoane au murit (Realitatea, 6-7-2010)
» Press release Romanian Defense Ministry
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Antonov An-2

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  • 691st loss
  • 220th fatal accident
  • 11th worst accident (at the time)
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