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Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2018
Date:Wednesday 29 May 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Leningrad Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-70218
C/n / msn: 1G138-36
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport, Russia
Destination airport:Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport, Russia
The engine lost power immediately after takeoff. Attempting to make a forced landing, the An-2 struck trees and crashed.

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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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