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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Fecha:martes 27 junio 2017
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operador:Kharkiv Aeroclub
Registración: UR-19717
Numéro de série: 1G165-31
Año de Construcción: 1974
Horas Totales de la Célula:10030
Motores: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:10 km (6.3 milles) E of Kiliya (   Ucrania)
Fase: Maniobras (MNV)
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The Antonov 2R biplane was used to carry out flights for the fertilization of rice fields with saltpetre. The aircraft operated out of a temporary airstrip at Lisky, Ukraine.
During the 18th flight of the day, the engine lost power. A forced landing was carried out, causing substantial damage to the aircraft. One of the two pilots sustained minor injuries.

Probable Cause:

CAUSE (translated from Russian):
The cause of the accident of An-2 UR-19717 of the Kharkiv Aeroclub (forced landing outside the runway) was the failure of the engine due to the lack of fuel in the fuel tanks of the aircraft.
The following causes and factors influenced the occurrence of the accident:
- Turning the 4-way fuel handle in position "Right open". That is, the production of fuel from the right group of fuel tanks, in spite of the requirements of Chapter 9 of the Flight Manual of the AN-2 aircraft in the performance of the agricultural flights.
- Failure by the crew to use the checklist before the take-off of the aircraft. Violation of the requirements of Chapter 7 of the Aircraft Flight Manual for an An-2 aircraft in the execution of agricultural flights.
- Insufficient organization of the implementation of the agricultural flight on the part of the commanding staff of the airline.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NBAAI Ukraine
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 80 days (3 months)
Accident number: Final report
Download report: Final report


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