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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:
Date:Tuesday 18 July 2000
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Unknown
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:200 km (125 mls) N of Chisinau (   Moldova)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The An-2 plane had suffered an engine failure, struck power lines and crashed. The plane was probably engaged in illegally smuggling cigarettes and tobacco. Both occupants were injured. The plane was flying between two Ukrainian cities through Moldavan air space.

Sources:
» Kyiv Post 19-7-2000


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