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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 1 May 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Privolzhsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-70225
C/n / msn: 1G138-43
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Sechenovo (   Russia)
Phase: Maneuvering (MNV)
Nature:Demonstration
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Antonov 2 was overflying the Labor Day demonstration at Sechenovo. It was supposed to drop leaflets and descended to a very low altitude. A strong gust of wind blew the An-2 into a tree. The pilot lost control and the airplane crashed on a square, destroying a kiosk.

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» Scramble
» 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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