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Date:Monday 28 September 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:
Registration: registration unknown
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Martuni (   Armenia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
In the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan concerning Nagorno-Karabakh, an Antonov An-2 was shot down by Armenian artillery. Armenia claims the aircraft was Azerbaijani, while Azerbaijan refuted these claims.
According to reports, the aircraft was used as a decoy to locate Armenian air defence and artillery positions. It is said the the aircraft were put on a direct course towards Armenia, after which the pilot secured the controls and bailed out.

Sources:
» zartonkmedia.com
» scramble.nl


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Antonov An-2

  • 18000 built
  • 785th loss
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  • 15th worst accident
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