Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 3 January 1964
Time:20:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Aeroflot, Yakutsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-23740
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,2 km (1.4 mls) from Batagay Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Batagay Airport (UEBB), Russia
Destination airport:Batagay Airport (UEBB), Russia
Narrative:
An Antonov 2 biplane crashed during a night time training flight near Batagay Airport, Russia. Both pilots were killed.
The visibility had deteriorated from 7000m to 4000m as the pilots were practising an approach to at Batagay Airport. After turning to finals the airplane crashed 2200 m short of the runway and 205 m to the right of the extended centreline.


Sources:
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Distance from Batagay Airport to Batagay Airport as the crow flies is NAN km (NAN miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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