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Status:Final
Date:Friday 10 May 2013
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aero Scoroget
Registration: YR-LRA
MSN: 1G195-09
First flight: 1982
Total airframe hrs:6598
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Strehaia (   Romania)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Sustained substantial damage in a forced landing at Strehaia, Romania. The engine had lost power about fifty minutes into the flight because of fuel shortage. The engine was fed from the left hand fuel tank only which had run dry.

The An-2 was engaged in aerial application of forests on behalf of the County Forestry Department.

Probable Cause:

The cause of the event:
Engine failure in flight due to lack of fuel in the tank.
Primary cause:
Human error, inadequate preparation before takeoff.

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: CIAS Romania
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 251 days (8 months)
Accident number: NR. A14-01
Download report: Final report
Language: Romanian

Classification:
Fuel exhaustion
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

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Antonov An-2

  • 18000 built
  • 720th loss
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 Romania
  • 34th worst accident (at the time)
  • 36th worst accident (currently)
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