ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2R CCCP-19730 Shurma, Urzhum district
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Date:Tuesday 26 June 1990
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2R
Operator:Aeroflot, Uralsk Civil Aviation Directorate
Registration: CCCP-19730
MSN: 1G165-44
First flight: 1975
Total airframe hrs:8200
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) E of Shurma, Urzhum district (   Russia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Kirov Airport (KVX/USKK), Russia
The An-2 operated on a positioning flight from Malmyzh to Kirov with an en route stop at Kaksinvai. The aircraft was returning from crop-spraying operations at Malmyzh.
En route the pilot engaged in low altitude flight manoeuvres. While 'hopping' over a group of trees the aircraft lost speed, yawed, and crashed in a forest. A fire erupted. It appeared the pilots were intoxicated.

Flightcrew member's alcohol, drug usage
Loss of control

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