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Last updated: 18 January 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 24 November 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2
Operator:Aeroflot, Magadan Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-L5676
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Anadyr (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Anadyr Airport (DYR/UHMA), Russia
Narrative:
The airplane was on a transport flight from the airstrip at Anadyr settlement to Anadyr airport when the cargo (880 kg) which had not been properly fixed in the cabin slid towards the rear during the initial climb. The angle of attack increased, causing the aircraft to lose speed. The pilot lost control at a height of some 35-40 metres. The An-2 banked to the left and crash-landed, both pilots and both passengers were injured.

Classification:

Loss of control

Sources:
» Soviet Transports


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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