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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 30 March 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Magadan Avia
Registration: CCCP-55607
C/n / msn: 1126(473)19
First flight: 1959
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:60 km (37.5 mls) NE of Magadan (   Russia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Severo-Evensk Airport (SWV/UHMW), Russia
Destination airport:Magadan Airport (GDX/UHMM), Russia
Narrative:
The An-2 operated on a VFR flight from Evensk to Magadan, Russia in below-minima weather conditions. The aircraft entered clouds and deviated from the prescribed flight path by 26 km. It impacted the gentle slope of a hill at a height of 885 metres, while flying in heavy snowfall.

Classification:
VFR flight in IMC
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
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Distance from Severo-Evensk Airport to Magadan Airport as the crow flies is 507 km (317 miles).

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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