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Accident description
Last updated: 26 May 2018
Status:
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
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport (   Russia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport, Russia
Destination airport:Leningrad-Rzhevka Airport, Russia
Narrative:
The engine lost power immediately after takeoff. Attempting to make a forced landing, the An-2 struck trees and crashed.

Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» airdisaster.ru


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