Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 20 April 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2T
Operator:Luftstreitkrńfte der NVA
Registration: 880
C/n / msn: 1170(473)11
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Wriezen (   Germany)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Heringsdorf Airport (HDF/EDAH), Germany
Destination airport:Neuhardenberg-Marxwalde Air Base, Germany
Narrative:
The captain instructed the copilot to take over control of the aircraft while they were on finals. The copilot did not comply and the An-2 continued the approach. At a height of about 100m the airplane fell to the ground.
The airplane operated on a flight from Heringsdorf to Kamenz with a stop at Neuhardenberg-Marxwalde Air Base near Wriezen.


Sources:
» Soviet Transports
» NVA Forum


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Heringsdorf Airport to Neuhardenberg-Marxwalde Air Base as the crow flies is 140 km (87 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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