ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R SP-WKW Kúty
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Date:Wednesday 16 July 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Zakladu Uslug Agrolotniczych - ZUA
Registration: SP-WKW
MSN: 1G144-38
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Kúty (   Slovakia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
A Polish flight instructor attempted to escape to Austria. He was shot down by a Czechoslovak Air Force Aero L-29 jet and the An-2 crashed in a field between Kúty and Cáry, 8 km from the Austrian border.

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