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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 22 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot, North Kavkaz Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-33225
C/n / msn: 1G57-28
First flight: 1965
Total airframe hrs:5558
Cycles:19860
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Yegorlykskaya District,Rostov Region (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a crop-spraying flight for the sovkhoz (state farm) im. Kirova in the Yegorlykskaya District of the Rostov Region in below-minima weather conditions with thick fog. The pilot descended in order to find the airstrip but the aircraft impacted a snow-covered field some 1,000 metres from the airstrip, caught fire and burnt out.

Classification:
Low visibility
VFR flight in IMC
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Ground

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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