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Accident description
Last updated: 15 December 2017
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Thursday 13 January 2005
Time:16:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov 2
Operator:Tura Air Enterprise
Registration: RA-62597
C/n / msn: 1G177-44
First flight: 1978
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tura (   Russia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Vanavara (UNIW), Russia
Destination airport:Tura (UNIT), Russia
Narrative:
Flew into the side of a hill at an elevation of 475 feet. The aircraft struck the ground in a 10-degrees nose down and 40-degree right bank attitude at a speed of 160 km/h

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 459
» MAK Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC)


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Distance from Vanavara to Tura as the crow flies is 449 km (281 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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